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Trends in Child Care Licensing Requirements and Policies for 2017

This report summarizes research on changes in licensing requirements and policies for child care centers, family child care homes, and group care homes. It compares 2017 data to that of 2014. 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. It also includes requirements for training licensing staff.  

Related Topics: 
Health and Safety and Licensing
Federal, state and local regulations
Professional Development
Quality Improvement
Administration for Children & Families (ACF)
National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance and National Association for Regulatory Administration
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34 pages for each of the 3 briefs
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