ERIC Number: ED463863
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Mar
State Developments in Child Care, Early Education, and School-Age Care, 2000.
Blank, Helen; Behr, Andrea; Schulman, Karen
This report provides highlights and updates regarding state actions on child care and early education issues during 2000. The information in the report was collected by means of written and telephone surveys with advocates or state child care administrators in each state. The final draft was reviewed for verification by advocates or a state child care administrator in each state. Following an introduction summarizing some of the findings, the report provides information in the following areas for each state: (1) overall funding; (2) subsidy eligibility; (3) subsidy co-payments; (4) subsidy reimbursement rates; (5) tax credits; (6) training and compensation; (7) child care facilities; (8) protecting children through licensing provisions; (9) infant and toddler care; (10) school age care; (11) odd hour care; (12) Head Start, prekindergarten, and collaboration; (13) early literacy; (14) other quality and supply initiatives; (15) planning and local involvement; (16) promoting business involvement; and (17) administration. (Contains 27 endnotes.) (KB)
Descriptors: Administration, Caregiver Training, Compensation (Remuneration), Cooperation, Day Care, Elementary Education, Financial Support, Infant Care, National Surveys, Preschool Education, School Age Day Care, State Action, State Programs, State Regulation, State Standards, Tax Credits, Young Children
Children's Defense Fund, 25 E Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001. Tel: 202-628-8787; Fax: 202-662-3510; Web site: http://www.childrensdefense.org.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Mott (C.S.) Foundation, Flint, MI.; Citigroup Foundation, New York, NY.; Ford Foundation, New York, NY.; Prudential Foundation, Newark, NJ.; Annie E. Casey Foundation, Baltimore, MD.; Booth Ferris Foundation, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Children's Defense Fund, Washington, DC.