Act For Better Child Care Services of 1987: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Children, Family, Drugs and Alcoholism of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate, One Hundredth Congress, Second Session on S. 1885 ... March 15 and June 28, 1988, Volume 4
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Labor and Human Resources. Subcommittee on Children, Family, Drugs and Alcoholism
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1988 - 380 pages
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Page 89 - ... bona fide occupational qualification reasonably necessary to the normal operation of that particular business or enterprise...
Page 206 - In reality, the bill would reduce day-care supply and quality while raising its price, and provide subsidies to those who need them least. The bill authorizes $2.5 billion in new federal day-care spending. Even its proponents admit this is merely a tip of a future iceberg of government day-care spending. Dr. Edward F. Zigler, of the Yale University Bush Center in Child Development and Social Policy, one of the nation's most eminent authorities on pre-school programs, estimates that a comprehensive...
Page 74 - ... (Aronson, 1987). The costs of children's illness and injury are obvious in health care expenses and missed days of work for their parents. Children's safety can be improved when providers are knowledgable and when the environment is hazard free. 3. Training The National Day Care Study (Ruopp, et al., 1979) concluded that one of the most important ingredients of quality was the on-going relevant training of providers. In programs in which teacher-caregivers had early childhood training, the children...
Page 155 - this nation cannot continue to compete and prosper in the global arena when more than one-fifth of our children live in poverty and a third group in ignorance. Allowing this to continue will not only impoverish these children, it will impoverish our nation culturally.
Page 163 - This can affect the environments that children are experiencing day in and day out, month in and month out, year in and year out during the most critical years of their development.
Page 101 - The history and culture of Western civilization reflect a strong tradition of parental concern for the nurture and upbringing of their children. This primary role of the parents in the upbringing of their children is now established beyond debate as an enduring American tradition.
Page 211 - ISSUE Even if the Dodd-Kildee proposal worked exactly as its proponents contend, it still would be bad public policy. Families with young children currently use four different methods to care for their children: care by the mother; care by relatives; care by informal neighborhood providers; and care in professional group care facilities. Toward these four, government policy should take a neutral position, allowing parents to choose the approach they prefer. Uncle Sam should not subsidize one mode...
Page 204 - Unintended Consequences: Regulating the Quality of Subsidized Day-care," Journal of Policy Analysis and Management. Vol. 3, No. 1 (1983), p. 15. Sandra L. Hofferth and Deborah A. Phillips, "Child Care in the United States, 1970 to 1995," Journal of Family and Marriage.