ERIC Number: ED475674
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Investing in Our Future: A Guide to Child Care Financing.
Stoney, Louise; Groginsky, Scott; Poppe, Julie
This book investigates the innovative ways being used to ensure and finance high quality care for children. Chapter 1, "Introduction," discusses the government's role in helping to structure, build, and finance the system, as well as financing strategies. Chapter 2, "Financing Child Care Supply," addresses center-based child care, supports for home-based child care, supports for the child care industry, and tax credits and other alternative financing strategies. Chapter 3, "Resources to Support Families," covers financing low-income child care and resources for families regardless of income. Chapter 4, "Financing Quality Care," examines the importance and key elements of quality, regulations, training and education of child care providers, accreditation, career development, compensation and benefits, and comprehensive services. The appendix provides a chart of state child care income eligibility levels. (Contains 28 references.) (MES)
Descriptors: Child Care, Child Care Centers, Child Caregivers, Eligibility, Family Financial Resources, Family Income, Financial Support, Government Role, State Aid
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Conference of State Legislatures, Denver, CO.