Children First’s Report Series on COVID’s Impact on Children – READ THE COUNTY REPORTS HERE

Chart: Teen Parents Without Access to Care Miss More School Days

The Children First (PCCY) report “How Does Access to Childcare Affect High School Completion” finds that teen parents trying to go back to school are more likely to miss class because they depend on a relative or neighbor to care for their child then those who take their child to an accredited early learning center.

Teen parent report chart

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