9:10 am EDT - 12:00 am EDT

Past Event

Creating A Better Start For Children: A New Look At Child Care and Early Childhood Education

Wednesday, April 21, 1999

9:10 am - 12:00 am EDT

Brookings Institution
Falk Auditorium

1775 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC

Panel #1: What Kind of Care is Best for Children?
Moderator: Susan King, U.S. Department of Labor
Deborah Phillips, National
Research Council
Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, Columbia University

Panel #2: State Responses to Welfare Reform: Who’s Taking Care of the Children?
Moderator: Judy Woodruff, CNN
Olivia Golden, Department of Health and Human Services
Mark Greenberg, Center for Law and Social Policy
David Edie, Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development

Panel #3: New Directions for Federal Policy
Moderator: Kathleen Matthews, WJLA-TV
Ronald Haskins, House Ways and Means Committee
Helen Blank, Children’s Defense Fund
Stephanie Robinson, Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions

Stephanie Monroe, Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions

Luncheon Discussion
Moderator: Isabel Sawhill, Senior Fellow and Director, Brookings Roundtable on Children