ERIC Number: ED337261
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
A Child Care WORKS Profile of Child Care in the Seven County Metropolitan Area, 1991.
This report provides a profile of child care in the seven county metropolitan area in Minnesota. Child Care WORKS is a statewide coalition of over 150 organizations that develops and promotes a state child care agenda. This report provides statistical data on child care from 1980 to 1990, and projections through the year 2000. A brief outline of the report's highlights is followed by discussion of six issues: (1) population and its effect on the demand for child care; (2) the licensed capacity of child care programs in 1990; (3) the average weekly cost of child care in 1990; (4) average staff wages and turnover; (5) child care financial assistance, 1989-1990; and (6) the quality of child care in 1990. For each of these issues, a chart presenting data, a commentary, and the source of data are provided. Appended is data for each of the seven counties concerning population and the demand for child care from 1980 to 2000; the supply of child care in 1990; and financial assistance for fiscal year 1990. (GLR)
Descriptors: Costs, Day Care, Day Care Centers, Demography, Educational Quality, Elementary Education, Family Day Care, Financial Support, Full Day Half Day Schedules, Metropolitan Areas, Population Trends, Preschool Education, Salary Wage Differentials, Tables (Data)
Child Care WORKS, 1628 Elliot Avenue South, Suite 306, Minneapolis, MN 55404.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: McKnight Foundation, Minneapolis, MN.
Authoring Institution: Child Care WORKS, Minneapolis, MN.
Identifiers: Child Care WORKS MN; Demographic Projections; Licensed Programs; Minnesota; Project Head Start