The UCC's action represented the first time that a Spanish-speaking station's license renewal had been challenged for failure to comply with the Children's Television Act of 1990 and the children's educational guidelines, adopted by the FCC in 1996, that require local stations to air at least three hours per week of specifically educational programming.
What does CTA stand for?
CTA stands for Children's Television Act of 1990
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- Charleville-Triathlon-Ardennes (French triathlon)
- Chartered Tax Adviser (Chartered Institute of Taxation; UK)
- Chaudronnerie et Tôlerie de l'Argonne (French boilermaking company)
- Chemical Target Analysis
- Chemisch Technische Assistenten (German: Chemical-Technical Assistant)
- Cherenkov Telescope Array (world-wide project)
- Chicago Transit Authority
- Chief Technical Architect (job title)
- Chief Test Administrator
- Child Trauma Academy
Samples in periodicals archive:
Children's Television Act of 1990, [section] 303b(a), Pub.
At least a smattering of credit for the kid-show boom goes to the Federal Communications Commission's implementation six years ago of the Children's Television Act of 1990, which ordered licensed stations to carry at least three hours a week of ``designated educational or informational programming for children,'' programs whose ``significant purpose'' is to educate or inform kids.
CHILDREN'S TELEVISION ACT OF 1990 In the early 1980s, the Reagan FCC eliminated the children's television rules that obligated broadcasters to meet the educational and informational needs of the child audience.
Guidelines of a maximum 12 minutes of ads per hour on weekdays and 10 1/2 minutes on weekends have been in place for a decade, following the Children's Television Act of 1990.
The Children's Hour Revisited: The Children's Television Act of 1990.
The three-hour block of teen-oriented (tNBC) programs assists NBC affiliates in their commitment to meet the guidelines of the FCC's Children's Television Act of 1990 by airing a minimum of three hours of FCC-qualifying educational and informational programming for children each week.
That mandate - to serve the educational or informational needs of children - comes from the Children's Television Act of 1990, which required stations to better serve those needs but set no hourly quota.