Developing and Revising Child Care Licensing Requirements

Having clearly written, research-based, measurable licensing requirements is the first step in protecting children from health and safety risks and promoting quality care. Licensing requirements—supported by monitoring, enforcement, and technical assistance—provide protection through prevention and reduce risks to the health, safety, and well-being of children in care. This document presents steps for developing and revising child care licensing requirements, based on several States’ successful practices.

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  • Protecting Children's Health and Safety
    • Health and Safety Requirements and Standards
    • Licensing Administration
      • Licensing Policies/Structure of Regulatory Agencies
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