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.

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National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance
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Tool kit
34 pages
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