Trends in Child Care Licensing Requirements and Policies for 2011
The 2011 Child Care Licensing Study looked at licensing requirements for child care centers, family child care homes, and group child care homes and licensing agency policies in all 50 states, and the District of Columbia. These research briefs describe changes in licensing requirements and policies by comparing the findings from the 2011 Child Care Licensing Study with the findings from the 2005, 2007, and 2008 Child Care Licensing Studies.
Additional resources and tools about child care licensing are available at Child Care Licensing Tools and Resources.
- Protecting Children's Health and Safety
- Health and Safety Requirements and Standards
- Licensing Administration
- Monitoring and Enforcement