ERIC Number: ED464712
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
State Developments in Child Care, Early Education, and School-Age Care, 2001.
Ewen, Danielle; Blank, Helen; Hart, Katherine; Schulman, Karen
This report provides highlights and updates regarding state actions on child care, early education, and school-age care issues during 2001. It is intended to serve as a supplement to "State Developments in Child Care, Early Education, and School-Age Care 2000" and various reports published on this issue between 1997 and 1999. Information in the report was collected through written and telephone surveys with advocates or an administrator in each state. A draft was reviewed for verification by an advocate or a state child care administrator in each state. Following an introduction summarizing some of the findings and recent trends, the report provides information in the following areas for each state: (1) overall funding; (2) subsidy eligibility; (3) subsidy copayments; (4) subsidy reimbursement rates; (5) other subsidy policies; (6) tax credits; (7) training and compensation; (8) child care facilities; (9) licensing provisions; (10) infant and toddler care; (11) school-age care; (12) odd-hour care; (13) special needs care; (14) prekindergarten, Head Start, and collaboration; (15) early literacy; (16) other quality and supply initiatives; (17) planning and local involvement; (18) promoting business involvement; and (19) changes in child care administration. Information on respondents and related publications of the Children's Defense Fund complete the report. (Contains 8 data tables and 46 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
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Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Annie E. Casey Foundation, Baltimore, MD.; Mott (C.S.) Foundation, Flint, MI.; Citigroup Foundation, New York, NY.; Ford Foundation, New York, NY.; Prudential Foundation, Newark, NJ.
Authoring Institution: Children's Defense Fund, Washington, DC.