The Soaring Cost Of Child Care: Is It Time For Universal Subsidies?

Chris Devers/Flickr)" href="">(Chris Devers/Flickr)

(Chris Devers/Flickr)

Massachusetts has a universal health care law, but is it time for universal child care? With the latest figures showing that middle class families are struggling to afford the soaring cost of day care, we ask: should child care be subsidized for all?


Joya Misra, Professor of Sociology and Public Policy at University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Wayne Ysaguirre, President and CEO of Associated Early Care and Education.

Other stories from this show:

Please follow our community rules when engaging in comment discussion on this site.

Hosts Meghna Chakrabarti and Anthony Brooks introduce us to newsmakers, big thinkers and artists and bring us stories of relevance to Bostonians here and around the region. Live every weekday at 3.

  • Listen: Weekdays, 3 p.m. on 90.9 FM
  • Live Call-In: (800) 423-TALK
  • Listener Voicemail: (617) 358-0607
Most Popular
This site is best viewed with: Firefox | Internet Explorer 9 | Chrome | Safari