Based on the research and experience of Dr. Bellamy, this definitive reference work, months in the making, is one of the most complete and authoritative evaluations of early care and education made available to the public. As welfare reforms put more mothers back to work and off public assistance, the need for quality child care in the new millennium will reach an all-time high. Cities throughout the country are facing the ultimate question: How does the government help families become self-sufficient and productive without jeopardizing quality care and development of the children? This book provides a critical look at welfare reforms and at families who struggle to comply with policy guidelines without compromising the care and development of their young children. Here, in a warm and jargon-free style, a single work offers families all the practical information needed to select the best quality in child care for their young children. Educators and child care officials will find in this work a reservoir of information designed for excellence in early care and education. Policymakers will find this work a priceless source in shaping welfare reforms.The profile also included demographic and social characteristics of the agency, executive directors, family day care ... The questionnaire consisted of 63 questions, which require multiple-choice, yes-no, open-ended, and rated responses.
|Title||:||Evaluating the Quality of Family Day Care|
|Author||:||Patricia Ann Burns Bellamy|
|Publisher||:||iUniverse - 2001-10-01|