ERIC Number: ED315141
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
H.R. 3660, The Act for Better Child Care. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Human Resources of the Committee on Education and Labor. House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, Second Session (Louisville, Kentucky, April 23, 1988).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
Testimony on H.R. 3660, the Act for Better Child Care (ABC), is recorded in this document. The aim of the ABC is to lay a foundation for comprehensively addressing the shortage of child care by providing federal support that will enable states to ensure the availability, affordability, and safety of child care. Testimony concerned: (1) the need for the legislation as reflected by conditions in Louisville and the need to provide for local control over Title XX monies; (2) program success and inadequate funding in Louisville; (3) societal and economic change in Jefferson County, Kentucky; (4) the need for additional child care in the county; (5) experiences at a resource and referral service in the county, and survey findings on working conditions of child care center staff; (6) needs of private day care operators; (7) funding needs; (8) child care needs of parents; (9) emotional abuse of children by parents; (10) day care for mainstreamed, multihandicapped preschoolers; (11) funding to assist low-income working families and the need for child care facilities in Kentucky; (12) perceived positives and negatives of the bill; (13) child care program characteristics; and (14) for and against views of parents and representatives of coalitions and unions. Numerous prepared statements, letters, and supplemental materials are included. (RH)
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.
Identifiers - Location: Kentucky; Kentucky (Louisville)