Trends in Child Care Licensing Requirements for 2020

These briefs summarize research on changes in licensing requirements and policies in every state for child care centers, family child care homes, and group child care homes. They compare 2020 data to that of 2017. Topics covered include staff and provider qualifications and training requirements, child-staff ratios and group sizes, requirements for the care of children, and health and safety requirements for child care facilities. They also include requirements for training licensing staff.  

Administration for Children & Families (ACF)
The National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance
Resource Type
Issue brief
21-24 pages
Publication Date
Archive Status