The Federal Council has the so-called Good-Kita-law to pass. Thus, the law of Federal Minister of family Affairs Franziska Giffey (SPD) as planned 1. January 2019 to come into force, after it had already passed the Bundestag.

With the new regulation wants the Federal government to the States until the year 2022, a total of 5.5 billion euros for 2019 500 million are first provided.

the state of Schleswig-Holstein had requested that the mediation Committee call. This should be achieved, that the Federal government is obliged to support the countries through 2022. But for this request, the chamber took place in the countries, not a majority. Federal Minister of family Affairs Franziska Giffey (SPD) made before the chamber of the Federal States clearly that the Federal government is also seeking, funding through 2022.

It is a law, not a funding program, “from the Federal government then pulls back somehow,” stressed the Minister. With the Federal funds, the quality of childcare should be improved. It should also create opportunities to relieve low-income families from the kindergarten fees.

critics complain: How the countries of the money, you can ultimately decide for yourself. You can use the financial injection, for example, in order to Finance a longer day-care Hours or more educators. It could also be a fee waiver.


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