Caring for Our Children: National Health and Safety Performance Standards; Guidelines for Early Care and Education Programs, Fourth Edition

Caring for Our Children is a continually updated set of standards based on the best evidence, expertise, and experiences about quality health and safety practices and policies. This is the fourth edition and it includes a list of changes made since the third edition was published in 2011. It is organized into ten chapters, including topics like staffing; program activities for healthy development; nutrition and food service; facilities; playground and play areas; infectious diseases; special needs; and administration.

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American Academy of Pediatrics
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