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510
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The first part of the article examines three rural child care issues: availability, affordability, and quality. The second part suggests ways in which a newly enacted federal child care package can provide the necessary resources.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 56 Issue 3, Winter 1991, p10-18, bibl, f
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1172
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Government workplaces in North Carolina have instituted \"family-supportive\" policies, innovative personnel policies that help employees fulfill the dual responsibilities of work and family.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 58 Issue 4, Spring 1993, p2-15, il, por, f
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3860
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Nationwide there is a lack of concern about day care, except among parents. What could be an opportunity to enhance language, learning, and school readiness often is just baby-sitting. With the early years so important to a child's development, failure to invest in quality care often leads to failure in the future.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 16 Issue 33, Aug 1998, p15-19, il Periodical Website
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15787
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Fifty million Americans face food insecurity--defined by the U.S. Department of Agriculture as a lack of consistent access to enough nutritious food. North Carolina ranks 11th in child food insecurity with more than 603,000 children under age 18 experiencing food insecurity--27 percent of all children.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 28 Issue 47, Sept 2011, p11, f Periodical Website
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23251
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Melissa Radcliff works to help identify and support children of inmates in North Carolina.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 7, February 2015, p12, por Periodical Website
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24106
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Delta House, Inc. is a non-profit organization that provides after school care to middle-school-aged children while fostering enrichment and education. The facility provides community service and teaches art, music, and gardening to the city's youth.
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24958
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Jeremy Markovich talks about the new changes coming in his life with the soon arrival of his son. While he is unsure what to expect, he knows that he will do everything he can to make sure his son is a welcome part of the family.
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31189
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As the need for quality child care increases, options are becoming more available, thanks to caring providers, local agencies and the state of North Carolina. This article discusses the state of child care in North Carolina, child care options, state requirements, rating systems, and parents’ responsibilities. Also provided, is a list of child care resources for each county.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 34 Issue 2, Feb 2002, p13-16, por Periodical Website
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35237
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How Wilkins defined choice, chance, reward was through her experience as a mother of a child with Downs Syndrome. She has the choice to not let challenges turn into obstacles. She’d been given a chance to be the single mother of a child with special needs. She’s experienced the reward of seeing her daughter triumph as an athlete, despite medical challenges.
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36248
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Employment benefits offered by the profiled thirty four companies, ranged from small to large, included mentorships, child and pet friendly policies, free dental care, flexible work scheduling, tuition reimbursement up to $5,000, paid volunteer days, and all-expense paid trips for top performers. Profiled companies included Hill, Chesson, and Woody; N2 Publishing; Practicon; CCS Construction Staffing; Insperity; Williams Mullen; Alston and Bird LLP; and CPI Security.
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36313
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Unemployment related factors discussed were housing insecurity and transportation struggles. Such factors, coupled with low wage jobs, can create a cycle of poverty hard to escape and easy to perpetuate. Such factors also ranked Charlotte on the bottom of a Harvard University-sponsored economic mobility study. On the upside to this downward spiral were individuals such as Traletta Banks, an instructor showing others how to break the cycle with options such as creating career pathways. Also part of the effort was Economic Mobility Initiative, a nonprofit helping individuals on the road to self-sufficiency overcome roadblocks such as benefits cliff.