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Synonyms for childcare

a service involving care for other people's children

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The report was ordered by the county Board of Supervisors earlier this year after the grand jury estimated that child-care fraud is costing taxpayers up to $500 million a year.
The credential is given to child-care centers that have met best-practice standards in safety, education and environmental health.
In addition to collaborating with the federal government, Manitoba will continue to work with all key stakeholders and consult with Manitobans in building a high-quality early learning and child-care system that is available to all families who need it.
Soldiers will be connected to their local child care resource and referral agency, then linked to participating child-care providers.
They were subsequently acquitted, but the case left a legacy ranging from child-care guidelines to stricter licensing of facilities.
We have quality child-care options for parents in Pennsylvania, and we can help them find it.
Considering the professions sorry wages and haphazard approach to recruitment, it's hardly surprising that the child-care workforce looks like an advertisement for the politically disenfranchised: Ninety-eight percent of caregivers are female; one-third are women of color; many are living at or below the poverty level.
English sociologist Spenser Milham argues that maintaining the prestige of the finest institutions in any human-service system (schools, health-care facilities, social-service agencies, as well as child-care facilities) requires a class of institutions he calls dust-bins--garbage pails in American English--into which the system's failures can be dumped.
A former hotel housekeeper, Mena says she became a child-care worker "because I don't know how to do anything else.
are experiencing more child-care problems than in the past.
The prospect of child-care reimbursement resonated with local mothers, who said it would allow many parents to perform civic duty on a jury when they otherwise could not.
In addition to its partnership with Child Care Advantages, Seafirst has established a variety of family-friendly bank initiatives, including a series of family-care and health seminars, a resource and referral service, a company paid sick child-care service, and a work-family reference library.
resident wrote a blueprint for solving the child-care dilemma.
businesses lose $3 billion a year because of child-care-related absences, according to a 1991 estimate by the Child Care Action Committee, a national child-care advocacy group.
Most men in child-care centers, both parents and staff, tend not to feel very comfortable,'' said Stan Seiderman, acting director of the Fairfax-San Anselmo Children's Center.