ERIC Number: ED389387
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Child Care and Development: Key Facts.
Poersch, Nicole; And Others
This document presents national data on: (1) children, families, and working parents; (2) the importance of child care; (3) the current status of child care; and (4) funding for child care. Specifically, the report includes figures on: (1) parents in the labor force and children with parents in the labor force; (2) the familial, economic, social, cognitive, and emotional effects of poor and of high quality child care; (3) how children are cared for; (4) the regulation of child care; (5) salaries, high turnover rates, and other working conditions of child care workers; (6) the cost of child care; (7) federal funding for child care; (8) state funding for child care; and (9) local and private sector roles in the provision of child care. (Contains 32 references.) (JW)
Descriptors: After School Programs, Child Care Occupations, Child Caregivers, Cognitive Development, Day Care, Elementary Education, Financial Support, Infant Care, Parent Role, School Age Day Care, Teacher Role
Children's Defense Fund, 25 E Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20001 ($4.50, plus $2.50 shipping; discount on quantity orders of 10 or more copies).
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Children's Defense Fund, Washington, DC.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A