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Making A Case For Child Care: An Evaluation Of A Pennsylvania-Based Intervention Called Child Care Matters

Ambitious and multi-faceted, Child Care Matters began with the goal of producing a basis to achieve systemic change in child care policy through a collaboration of key local child care organizations. The ultimate purpose: making affordable, accessible, and quality child care a fundamental and well-accepted value.

CCM made significant progress towards its initial goals. Most successful have been its efforts on advo-cacy and public policy, quality improvement, and professional development of child care providers. Less success-ful, at least during the first three years, were efforts focused on business practices and media coverage related to child care issues.

Published: March 2002
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