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  Waiting list data were obtained and compiled by the Urban Institute from the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, the state child care agency.

5  Information in this section was obtained and compiled by the Urban Institute from the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, Child Care Partnerships (a child care resource and referral agency serving Allegheny County (Pittsburgh)) and Philadelphia Child Care Resources South/Center City (a child care resource and referral agency serving the Philadelphia area).

6  State maximum rates were obtained and compiled by the Urban Institute from the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, summer 1999.

7  Information in this section was obtained and compiled by the Urban Institute from Child Care Partnerships.

*  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.

**  Effective January 1, 2000, Pennsylvania will increase its reimbursement rates by an average of 14 percent.