Child care more expensive than college

FIFA President Sepp Blatter speaks during a news conference at the FIFA headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland, Tuesday, June 2, 2015. Sepp Blatter says he will resign from his position amid corruption scandal and is promising to call for fresh elections to choose a successor. (Ennio Leanza/Keystone via AP)
FIFA President Sepp Blatter speaks during a news conference at the FIFA headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland, Tuesday, June 2, 2015. Sepp Blatter says he will resign from his position amid corruption scandal and is promising to call for fresh elections to choose a successor. (Ennio Leanza/Keystone via AP)

The cost of child care is so high in some parts of the country it's now more expensive than tuition at state colleges.

That's according to a report from Child Care Aware of America.

The nonprofit group says center-based child care costs rose an average of three percent nationwide.

Massachusetts had the highest cost for full time infant care last year ,as much as 16-thousand-500 dollars a year.

According to the report, in nearly two-thirds of the country, average child care costs were greater than yearly tuition and fees at a four-year public college.

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