June 09, 2011
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Smith cites reauthorization of the Child Care and Development Block Grant and establishing
minimum requirements for child care as ways to improve the quality of care
Arlington, VA- National Association of Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies (NACCRRA) Executive Director Linda K.
Six months after Hurricane Katrina, America has all but forgotten the children affected by the storm - especially its' infants, toddlers, and pre-schoolers. There were more than 400,000 children under the age of five living in areas designated by FEMA as disaster areas. We know that Katrina literally left thousands of small children homeless and traumatized.
Since the onslaught of the storm, the government has failed on many counts: