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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.

Related Topics: 
Health and Safety and Licensing
Child supervision practices
Compliance and training
Federal, state and local regulations
Publisher: 
Other
Author: 
American Academy of Pediatrics
Resource Type: 
Length: 
598 pages
Publication Date: 
2019