30004060 - Child Care Access

Account Description FY2013
3000-4060 Child Care Access
For income-eligible early education and care programs; provided, that teen parents at risk of becoming eligible for transitional aid to families with dependent children may be paid from this item; provided further, that informal early education and care benefits for families meeting income-eligibility criteria may be funded from this item; provided further, that not more than $2 per child per hour shall be paid for the services; provided further, that early education and care slots funded from this item shall be distributed in a manner that provides fair and adequate access to early education and care for all eligible individuals in every area of the commonwealth; provided further, that the department may expend funds from this item on grants to support inclusive learning environments; provided further, that any unexpended funds up to $8,500,000 appropriated for this item in fiscal year 2013 shall not revert but shall be made available for the purposes of this item until June 30, 2014; and provided further, that any payment made under any such grant with a school district shall be deposited with the treasurer of such city, town or regional school district and held as a separate account and shall be expended by the school committee of such city, town or regional school district without municipal appropriation, notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary
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