Researcher(s): Daniel Schroeder, Trish Norman, Ying Tang, Matthew Randazzo, Deanna Schexnayder, Laura Lein, Julie Beausoleil, and Sara Trott
Date: April 2003
Publication Types: Full Report (in color or black and white). 92pp. Executive Summary.
Preliminary Findings from Interviews with Child Care Program Managers: A Product of the Study of Devolution of Subsidized Child Care in Texas (PDF).
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Abstract: Researchers from the Ray Marshall Center and Center for Social Work Research at the University of Texas at Austin have completed the first year of a three-year study on the devolution of child care in Texas, funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Child Care Bureau. Two reports were completed in the first year of the study. Texas Child Care Profiles for Local Workforce Development Areas for Fiscal Year 1998-Fiscal Year 2001 provides an overview of child care policies, funding, subsidy utilization patterns and client characteristics across all of the 28 local workforce development boards. Preliminary Findings from Interviews With Child Care Program Managers is a summary of interviews conducted with local board child care program managers during the period of April to June 2002 regarding the evolution, operation and management of child care programs in local workforce areas.