Child Care State Reports . Footnotes

12/01/1999

1 Estimate based on microsimulations using the Urban Institute's TRIM3 model, guidelines in the state's 1997-99 CCDF state plan, and three years of Current Population Survey data (calendar years 1995-97).2 Ibid.

3 Estimates based on state administrative data reported to the Child Care Bureau and adjusted to reflect children funded through CCDF only. 1998 figures based on April-September 1998.

4 Ibid.

5 Waiting list data were obtained and compiled by the Urban Institute from the Delaware Division of Social Services, the state child care agency.

6 Information in this section was obtained and compiled by the Urban Institute from the Delaware Division of Social Services and The Family and Workforce Connection (a statewide child care resource and referral agency).

7 State maximum rates were obtained and compiled by the Urban Institute from the Delaware Division of Social Services, summer 1999.

8 Information in this section was obtained and compiled by the Urban Institute from The Family and Workforce Connection (a statewide child care resource and referral agency).

* Providers are accredited by national organizations based on criteria designed to measure quality. Accreditation is one indication that a provider has a demonstrated commitment to providing quality care.