ERIC Number: ED068191
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Dec
Costs of Day Care. Volume 1. Final Report: Part IV.
Talcott, Frederick W.; Hedrick, James L.
Results of a study of the costs of providing day care services are presented. The sections of the report are as follows: 1. Introduction; 2. Issues in Day Care Cost Analysis--use of cost information, cost structure, classification of day care types, organizational level to be addressed, total vs. per-child costs, economies of scale, diversity of services included, treatment of administrative and overhead costs, and in-kind contributions; 3. Day Care Cost Information--general, delivery mechanisms in the PSG project, relationship to alternative Federal strategies, family day care costs, industrial day care costs, proprietary systems of day care centers, and non-profit day care center costs; and 4. Summary of Day Care Cost Workshop. A bibliography containing 30 references is provided. (For related documents, see PS 005 969-972, 974-983.) (AL)
Descriptors: Child Care, Comparative Analysis, Cost Effectiveness, Data Analysis, Day Care, Disadvantaged Youth, Elementary School Students, Family Environment, Federal Aid, Low Income Groups, Preschool Children, Private Financial Support, Program Costs, Research, Research Reports, Voluntary Agencies
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Economic Opportunity, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies, Minneapolis, Minn.