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Study: Child Care Costs Rival Some College Tuitions

Playtime and naps are getting more expensive.

A new study found that in 23 states, it's now more expensive to send a 4-year-old to pre-school or daycare than it is to send an 18-year-old to college.

You can rest a little easier knowing Pennsylvania is not one of those states.

The annual cost of infant care in Pennsylvania is $2,000 less than in-state tuition for 4-year public college

According to federal standards, only 27 percent of families can afford infant care.

You can see more of the study's findings here.

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