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Supporting Access to High-Quality Family Child Care: A Policy Assessment and Planning Tool for States, Territories, and Tribes

Family child care (FCC) plays an important role in meeting the needs of families with school-age children. This tool offers a framework for assessing local, regional, and state policies and practices to ensure they support access to high-quality FCC options. It includes sections on: (1) assessing current systems and data; (2) policy strategies to support access to high-quality FCC; (3) initiatives to support the supply and quality of FCC; and (4) outreach; and (5) action planning.

Related Topics: 
Supportive Learning Environment
Subsidy, Eligibility, and Equal Access
Systems Building
Quality Improvement
Tools, Standards, Evaluation
Child and youth outcomes
Continuous quality improvement
Technical assistance
Program Design and Management
Publisher: 
Administration for Children & Families (ACF)
Author: 
National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance
Resource Type: 
Length: 
34 pages
Publication Date: 
2017