Updating the Big Picture

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"Opening a New Window on Child Care," the report from the National Council of Jewish Women, sets forth the following statement of principles:

  • All children are entitled to quality child care.
  • All families are entitled to affordable child care.
  • More places for children in child care are needed.
  • Child-care workers must be paid a livable wage with incentives for professional development.
  • School-age children must have quality child-care options.
  • The business community has an important role to play in improving child care.
  • Government, private industry, educators, nonprofit organizations, and parents must commit to a partnership to improve the child-care options for all families.

Vol. 19, Issue 22, Page 15

Published in Print: February 9, 2000, as Updating the Big Picture
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