Yearly Archives: 1990

November 26, 1990

Pressure on for Better Child Care System

by Cynthia Whitfield of The Register-Guard Amid nationwide concerns about the availability and quality of child care, a growing number of parents and experts say the present system of full-time care for infants and young children has problems this country is only beginning to discover and address. An increasing number of children at progressively younger […]

November 18, 1990

Teens Get Short Shrift in Foster Care

by Randi Bjornstad of The Register-Guard Each time Susie and Chuck Watkins open their door to a troubled teenager, they wonder what will happen. After several years of operating a 14-bed group home known as Hosanna, the Springfield couple know that teens who have been abused and neglected by their own parents are capable of […]