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      Child Care Costs Come in Even with College Tuition

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      The cost of child care is so highin some parts of the country it's now more expensive than tuition at statecolleges.

      This data comes from a report from ChildCare Aware of America.

      The non-profit group reported that center-basedchild care costs rose an average of 3-percent nationwide.

      Massachusetts had the highest costfor full time infant care last year. Parents shelled out as much as $16-thousanda year.

      According to the report in nearlytwo-thirds of the country average child care costs were greater than yearlytuition and fees at a four-year public college.

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