1. At the beginning of the 20th century who established and funded most day nurseries?

2. What was the first early childhood program sponsored by the federal government?

3. How many children were served in the Lanham Act child care centers during World War II per year?


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4. How many Lanham Act centers continued to operate a year after the end of World War II?

5. In what year were working mothers first permitted to deduct their child care expenses on their federal tax returns?


6. Why was Head Start launched by the federal government in the 1960’s?

7. What was the purpose of the Military Child Care Act of 1989?

8. What kept the Comprehensive Child Development Act of 1971 from being enacted?

9. What was the primary purpose of the Child Care Development Block grant?

21st Century Bonus Question: In 2009, the federal government invested $5 billion in early care and education for what purpose?