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Brown, Kay E. – US Government Accountability Office, 2012
Research shows that well trained and educated early child care and education (ECCE) workers are key to helping children in care reach their full developmental potential. Federal and state governments spend billions of dollars each year to improve ECCE programs, including the quality of its caregivers and teachers. Because of the importance of this…
Descriptors: Child Care, Child Caregivers, Early Childhood Education, Preschool Teachers
Brown, Kay E. – US Government Accountability Office, 2010
As Congress considers reauthorization of the laws which provide funding for the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF), there is interest in understanding what accounts for recent trends in child care subsidy receipt among eligible families and what research says about subsidies' effects on parents' ability to obtain and maintain employment. The…
Descriptors: Child Care, Federal Programs, State Federal Aid, Eligibility
Brown, Kay E. – US Government Accountability Office, 2010
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) awards grants to provide shelter and services to runaway and homeless youth through the Basic Center, Transitional Living and Street Outreach Programs. In response to a mandate for a review of the grant award process for these programs in the Reconnecting Homeless Youth Act of 2008 (Pub. L. No.…
Descriptors: Youth, Runaways, Homeless People, Outreach Programs
Brown, Kay E. – US Government Accountability Office, 2010
The Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 (DRA) reauthorized the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) block grant and made modifications expected to strengthen work requirements for families receiving cash assistance through state TANF programs. Both the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and states were required to take steps to…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Human Services, State Programs, Welfare Recipients