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ERIC Number: ED499399
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Pages: 149
Abstractor: ERIC
Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF): Report to Congress for FY2002 and FY2003
Child Care Bureau
This report describes and analyzes current information about the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) from a variety of sources, including State plans, expenditure reports, administrative data reports, and research. The report also includes information about training and technical assistance that is provided to States, Territories, and Tribes. This report consists of eight parts. Part I provides background on the CCDF program including funding, eligibility requirements, a description of how funds may be used, information about program administration, and key child care and CCDF terms. Part II provides information from aggregate and case-level data reported by States for FY 2002 and FY 2003 (October 1 through September 30), including information about children receiving subsidized care and the providers who cared for them. Part III summarizes expenditure data obtained from State quarterly financial reports on expenditures in FY 2002 and FY 2003. Part IV summarizes information reported by States in their CCDF plans for FY 2002 and FY 2003. States are required to submit plans every 2 years that describe how they will implement CCDF policies and services. Part V describes child care services provided by Indian Tribes that receive CCDF funding. Part VI describes ongoing research efforts, highlighting projects funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and summarizing some of the latest research findings about child care. Part VII describes training and technical assistance provided by CCB to assist States, Territories, and Tribes in administering CCDF, including the Bureau's efforts with the President's Good Start, Grow Smart initiative. Part VIII, the Appendix, provides detailed information about services provided as reported in the FY 2002 and FY 2003 State aggregate and case-level reports, State policies and practices from Biennial State Plans for FY 2002 and FY 2003, and CCB-funded research initiatives. (Contains 15 tables and 6 figures.)
Child Care Bureau. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Office of Family Assistance, 370 L'Enfant Promenade SW, 5th Floor East, Washington, DC 20447. Tel: 202-690-6782; Fax: 202-690-5600;
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Administration on Children, Youth, and Families (DHHS), Washington, DC. Child Care Bureau.