TITLE

Long waitlists, oversight woes trouble Senate childcare center

AUTHOR(S)
McCormack, Kelly
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Hill;7/18/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 87, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the long waitlist and oversight woes that is troubling the Senate Employees Child Care Center (SECCC) in the U.S. It is stated that the SECCC has a space enough for 68 children, but the waitlist is 179 children deep and few are admitted every year. Furthermore, to remedy the problems, Senate members said that the corporation should vote on changes to the center's bylaws and an outside firm should administer the changes.
ACCESSION #
25817022

 

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