The National Child Care Policy and Its Effects on the State of Texas Page: 8
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the children (Hayes et al, 1990, p.149). In many cases
one parent works night shifts so that he/she can be
home during the day. In addition, parents in some
fields are able to adjust their schedule so as to work
at home or work long hours on the weekends when the
other parent is off duty. One example of this is
hospital work where it is possible to work three,
twelve hour shifts beginning Friday at three p.m. and
ending Sunday and then be off Monday through Thursday.
In addition to those cared exclusively by a parent,
another three and one tenths million children are cared
for at their homes by relatives, and twenty-six
percents of children are cared for by a nanny in the
home. Unfortunately, nannies and other in home
caregivers are not licensed or regulated and so may
have little or no training (Hayes et al, 1990,
p.149-150). It is necessary in this case to interview
the nanny candidate extensively and check his/her
In the majority of states, family day homes are
also not regulated unless they receive state or federal
funds. It is estimated that there are one and eight
tenths million unregulated providers of this type and
only one hundred ninety-eight thousand and two hundred
fifty-seven licensed caregivers (Hayes et al, 1990,
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Caird, Jennifer Lynn. The National Child Care Policy and Its Effects on the State of Texas, thesis or dissertation, Spring 1993; Denton, Texas. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc146425/m1/10/: accessed May 23, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Honors College.