A Letter From the Publisher: Sep. 21, 1987

When TIME ran a cover story on the crisis in American child care (June 22), some readers wrote to ask what our company was doing to solve the problem within its own ranks. It was an appropriate question. Time Inc. was then in the process of putting together a pilot child-care program for its New York City employees. The new venture, called the Work and Family Program, will make its debut this week. Says Jane Cummins, an assistant manager in Human Resources and a member of the planning committee: "We want to provide a full service for employees with children of...