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Child Welfare Series - Part IV

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Child Welfare Series - Part IV

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Child Welfare Series - Part IV

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Morning Edition's series on child welfare issues continues as NPR's Madeleine Brand reports on "Round the Clock Nursery" — a New York City "day care center" that's open through the night and is designed for children whose parents work or take classes in the evening hours. The Bush administration is considering changing the 1996 welfare law to expand the number of hours women have to work for benefits, without plans to increase money for childcare. But experts say childcare could be the decisive factor in determining who stays on public assistance rolls.

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