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Protecting Children's Health and Safety

Licensing and other regulatory systems establish health and safety standards to ensure the well-being of children in all early care and education settings. Monitoring and enforcement of standards, emergency preparedness procedures, and services that support children’s health and wellness can protect children from injury and illness. The following resources provide additional information about protecting children’s health and safety.

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This document has been developed to help inform States about current program quality standards about health services, nutrition, and caring for children with disabilities in center-based settings.

This document has been developed to help inform States about current program quality standards about family involvement in the classroom/program, family communication and education, and family support and resources  for the care of infants and toddlers in center-based settings.

This document has been developed to help inform States about current program quality standards found in learning environment, developmental domains addressed in learning activities, and observation/assessment methods to track children’s development for the care of infants and toddlers in center-...

Access to information about a provider’s licensed status and the findings from an onsite monitoring visit can provide critical information about the safety and quality of care.

Many States and Territories have identified a goal of revising state licensing requirements. Implementing a successful change initiative requires a thorough assessment of the process, required resources, timing, challenges and context.

States’ licensing systems are operating under competing pressures to both improve the health and safety of children in child care while maximizing administrative cost efficiencies.

The purpose of this research brief is to report on the licensing requirements and policies of family child care home licensing for all 50 States and the District of Columbia.

The purpose of this research brief is to report on the licensing requirements and policies of child care center licensing for all 50 States and the District of Columbia.

The purpose of this research brief is to report on the licensing requirements and policies of group child care home licensing for all 50 States and the District of Columbia.

After an emergency or disaster, communities have to recover from the damage left behind by the event.

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