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ERIC Number: ED475656
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003-Mar-5
Pages: 25
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Child Care Funding: The Story since 1996, the Challenges in Reauthorization.
Greenberg, Mark; Mezey, Jennifer; Schumacher, Rachel
This document is comprised of presentation slides for overhead projection summarizing federal funding for child care since the 1996 changes in welfare and child care laws, and the status of reauthorization. The first slide provides a presentation overview; the remaining sheets cover the following: (1) two main sources of federal funds for low-income child care assistance; (2) the role of TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) in child care spending; (3) federal CCDF (Child Care and Development Fund) allocations and TANF used for child care (1997-2001) (4) federal and state child care spending, 1996-2001 CCDF and TANF (and predecessor programs); (5) results of increased child care funding; (6) what's changed since 2001; (7) state budget situations February 2003; (8) examples of cuts and proposed cuts; (9) reauthorization context; (10) proposals last year; (11) action this year so far; (11) four goals for child care funding; (12) how much will it cost to maintain current services?; (13) considerations when looking at any funding proposal; (14) the substantial funding increase needed to accomplish child care goals; (15) how the budget surplus has rapidly dissipated over the last 2 years; (16) where did the surplus go?; (17) the administration's tax proposals; (18) considerations when looking at any tax proposals; and (19) considerations for child care advocates. (HTH)
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: Center for Law and Social Policy, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Child Care and Development Block Grants; Temporary Assistance for Needy Families