ERIC Number: ED307018
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988-Feb-25
Reference Count: N/A
Hearing on H.R. 3660, The Act for Better Child Care Service. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Human Resources of the Committee on Education and Labor. House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, Second Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
A hearing was held to consider H.R. 3660, the Act for Better Child Care Services. The Act authorizes $2.5 billion for a voluntary program of matching grants to states to assist low- and moderate-income families with their child care costs. Funding is also allotted for related activities designed to promote the availability, affordability, and quality of child care services. Testimony provides a rationale for the Act, and articulates desired changes in the Bill. Organizations supporting the proposed legislation include the Children's Defense Fund, AFL-CIO, National Education Association, National Council of Churches, American Academy of Pediatrics, Association of Junior Leagues, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, National Council of State Human Service Administrators, National Black Child Development Institute, Communications Workers of America, National League of Cities, National Council of Jewish Women, United Methodist Church, Young Women's Christian Association, National Council of Negro Women, Child Welfare League, National Women's Law Center, National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs, American Association of University Women, Child Care Action Campaign, and American Jewish Committee. (RH)
Descriptors: Day Care, Early Childhood Education, Federal Government, Federal Legislation, Government Role, Grants, Hearings
Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402 (Stock No. 552-070-04760-3, $9.50).
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.