Trends in Child Care Center Licensing Requirements and Policies for 2017: Research Brief #1

This brief describes licensing requirements and policies for child care centers in 2017 and identifies trends from previous years of data collection. The data in this brief was collected from state child care licensing regulations by the National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance and the National Association for Regulatory Administration’s survey of state licensing agencies. The findings provide evidence that states are making positive changes in their licensing requirements and policies to protect the health and safety of children in child care centers.

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  • Protecting Children's Health and Safety
    • Health and Safety Requirements and Standards
    • Licensing Administration
    • Monitoring and Enforcement
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