ERIC Number: ED352203
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Family Day Care Licensing Study, 1992. Family Day Care Advocacy Project.
Gellert, Sandra; Hollestelle, Kay
The results of a 1992 nationwide survey of state regulatory agencies that are presented in this report serve to update information on the licensing of family day care homes that was gathered in 1991. Terms relevant to family day care are defined; commonly asked questions about family day care are answered; and regulatory requirements for family day care providers are listed. The bulk of the report consists of descriptions of the family day care regulations for each state and the District of Columbia. Information contained in these descriptions is organized into 15 categories: (1) number of homes providing day care; (2) regulations and requirements; (3) training and orientation; (4) provider qualifications; (5) infant care; (6) sick child care; (7) special needs care; (8) before and after school care; (9) discipline; (10) immunization policy; (11) emergency medical consent; (12) the National Life Safety Fire Code; (13) zoning; (14) local contact; and (15) pending legislation. It is concluded that there is no uniform way in which states regulate family day care. A list of state regulatory agencies is appended. (BC)
Descriptors: Caregiver Training, Definitions, Discipline, Early Childhood Education, Family Day Care, Immunization Programs, Individual Needs, National Surveys, State Agencies, State Legislation
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Children's Foundation, Washington, DC.