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Child care workers held about 573,440 jobs in 2015, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. They are employed in child-care centers, preschools, public schools, and private homes. About 24 percent of these workers work in child care centers. Both the government and the private sector are working to provide for the enormous need for quality child care. Franchisers, like Primrose Schools Franchising Company and Kids 'R' Kids International, are also providing more employment opportunities.

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