ERIC Number: ED389429
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Jan-31
Reference Count: N/A
Hearing on the Contract with America: Child Welfare and Childcare. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Youth and Families of the Committee on Economic and Educational Opportunities. House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourth Congress, First Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Economic and Educational Opportunities.
These hearing transcripts present testimony on the effects of the agenda of past Congresses on child welfare and childcare, focusing on the need for welfare and social services reform, subsidized child care, and abuses of the 1974 Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA). Testimony was heard from: (1) Representatives Randy "Duke" Cunningham, Dale E. Kildee, and Tim Hutchinson; (2) a Virginia parent who asserts that she was charged unfairly with child neglect; (3) a teacher and grand jury deputy foreman who advocates reform of CAPTA; (4) the legal policy director of the Family Research Council of Washington, District of Columbia; (5) the executive director of the National Committee to Prevent Child Abuse; (6) a mother speaking in support of subsidized child care programs; (7) the director of income security issues for the General Accounting Office; (8) the executive director of the California Child Care and Resources and Referral Network; and (9) the associate director of a day care association in York, Pennsylvania. Additional prepared statements, supplemental materials, and position statements from national and regional organizations are included. (MDM)
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Child Abuse, Child Neglect, Child Welfare, Day Care, Early Childhood Education, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Government Role, Hearings, Parent Attitudes, Politics of Education, Public Policy, Social Services
U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Economic and Educational Opportunities.