ERIC Number: ED261760
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: N/A
Child Care: Beginning a National Initiative. Hearing before the Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families. House of Representatives, Ninety-Eighth Congress, Second Session (April 4, 1984).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families.
This hearing concerns problems and solutions related to working parents' need for day care services. Testimony focuses on (1) research findings, social trends, and public issues related to the need for day care; (2) infant and toddler care, day care options, school-age day care, and latchkey children; (3) the need for public funding for day care services to low income working parents and the role of the private sector; (4) problems of working mothers in finding appropriate, quality care for their children; (5) the formation of Family Day Care Associations and issues related to family day care; (6) activities of organizations supporting mothers who choose to stay home; (7) myths about child care; (8) problems of finding adequate babysitting services; (9) regulation of family day care; and (10) innovative family policies in Europe. Included in the report are articles providing a national perspective on child care services, a discussion of demographic changes and working mothers' need for child care, and an amendment to the zoning ordinance for the Maryland-Washington Regional District in Montgomery County, Maryland, to increase the number of children who may be served by a child day care facility in residential zones and to allow child day care facilities as permitted uses in commercial and industrial zones. (RH)
Descriptors: Community Zoning, Day Care, Early Childhood Education, Employed Parents, Family Day Care, Financial Support, Foreign Countries, Government Role, Infants, School Age Day Care, Toddlers
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC (Stock No. 052-070-059-66-4, $4.00).
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families.
Identifiers - Location: Maryland