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Alternative Federal Day Care Strategies for the 1970's. (Excerpts from the Final Report) [microform] / Sheldon P. Todd
Bib ID 5246281
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Author
Todd, Sheldon P
 
Online Versions
Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1971 
29 p. 
Summary

This report discusses federal government support of day care services. Two alternatives are presented: (1) services designed, regulated and funded by a central agency, and (2) services provided through a free market industry in which decisions about regulations and care would be made by consumers, with only minimal central regulation. The market system is discussed at length and recommended because it provides maximum freedom of choice by parents, and enables the day care industry to evolve according to the needs of the children and parents it serves. Further recommendations include a key resources program (planning, technical assistance, start-up costs, facilities, etc.) to be implemented to help the market meet new demand without artificially raising prices and to insure entry into the day care market of a variety of providers. Legislation guidelines are presented: (1) a voucher system giving parents purchasing power for day care services to accompany the key resource program, and (2) a national research program in child development. (ST)

Notes

Availability: Day Care and Child Development Council of America, Inc., 1401 K Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20005 (Child Care Bulletin No. 9, $1.00).

Sponsoring Agency: Office of Economic Opportunity, Washington, DC. Office of Program Development.

ERIC Note: The complete final report of this study is ED 068 187; supporting appendixes (Parts II-X) are ED 068 188 through ED 068 201).

May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18: https://eric.ed.gov/

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Child Care.  |  Community Development.  |  Day Care.  |  Federal Aid.  |  Federal Legislation.  |  Financial Support.  |  Government Role.
Other authors/contributors Day Care and Child Development Council of America, Inc., Washington, DC  |  Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies, Minneapolis, Minn
Available From ERIC 
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300 |a29 p.
500 |aAvailability: Day Care and Child Development Council of America, Inc., 1401 K Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20005 (Child Care Bulletin No. 9, $1.00).|5ericd
500 |aSponsoring Agency: Office of Economic Opportunity, Washington, DC. Office of Program Development.|5ericd
500 |aERIC Note: The complete final report of this study is ED 068 187; supporting appendixes (Parts II-X) are ED 068 188 through ED 068 201).|5ericd
520 |aThis report discusses federal government support of day care services. Two alternatives are presented: (1) services designed, regulated and funded by a central agency, and (2) services provided through a free market industry in which decisions about regulations and care would be made by consumers, with only minimal central regulation. The market system is discussed at length and recommended because it provides maximum freedom of choice by parents, and enables the day care industry to evolve according to the needs of the children and parents it serves. Further recommendations include a key resources program (planning, technical assistance, start-up costs, facilities, etc.) to be implemented to help the market meet new demand without artificially raising prices and to insure entry into the day care market of a variety of providers. Legislation guidelines are presented: (1) a voucher system giving parents purchasing power for day care services to accompany the key resource program, and (2) a national research program in child development. (ST)
530 |aMay also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18: |uhttps://eric.ed.gov/
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650 0 7 |aCommunity Development.|2ericd
650 1 7 |aDay Care.|2ericd
650 1 7 |aFederal Aid.|2ericd
650 1 7 |aFederal Legislation.|2ericd
650 0 7 |aFinancial Support.|2ericd
650 1 7 |aGovernment Role.|2ericd
710 2 |aDay Care and Child Development Council of America, Inc., Washington, DC.
710 2 |aInstitute for Interdisciplinary Studies, Minneapolis, Minn.
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