ERIC Number: ED156343
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977-Aug-15
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Federal Day Care Standards in Context.
Morgan, Gwen G.
This paper examines the current context and historical background of Federal Day Care Standards. Section I briefly defines the term standards, describes different types of standards, and discusses the rationale for minimum day care standards. Also examined in this section are: the process of standard formulation; legal defense of a standard as reasonable; dangers in standards as seen by the legal profession; and standards as a vehicle for social change. Section II traces the history of day care standards in the United States. Topics discussed include: (1) early history, (2) standards and national organizations, (3) recent history of standards and the government, (4) legislative history of the Federal Interagency Day Care Requirements, (5) Congressional intent, (6) administrative history of FIDCR, (7) evolution of standards for day care, (8) some basic issues, and (9) regulation in context. (JMB)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Health , Education, and Welfare, Washington., DC. Office of the Secretary.; Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Washington, DC. Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Federal Interagency Day Care Requirements