ERIC Number: ED369518
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Child Day Care Center Licensing Study, 1994.
Children's Foundation, Washington, DC.
An update of information first compiled by the Children's Foundation in 1991 and updated in 1993, this 1994 day care licensing study presents the results of a survey of the regulatory offices of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. Following a summary of results in question-answer format, the entries for each state are organized into 24 categories: (1) number and definition of regulatory categories; (2) requirements; (3) regulations; (4) unannounced inspection policy; (5) complaint procedure; (6) staff qualifications; (7) staff prescreening; (8) staff training; (9) child documentation policy; (10) child immunization policy; (11) discipline policy; (12) emergency medical consent policy; (13) swimming pool policy; (14) transportation policy; (15) infant care programs; (16) overnight care programs; (17) school age care programs; (18) sick child care programs; (19) subsidized child care programs; (20) programs for children with disabilities; (21) National Life Safety Fire Code; (22) child abuse and neglect; (23) local contacts; and (24) pending legislation. The person supplying the information is also listed for each state. The study concludes with a list of regulatory offices for each state and members of the board of directors of the Children's Foundation. (HTH)
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Certification, Child Caregivers, Child Safety, Day Care Centers, Early Childhood Education, Employment Qualifications, Facilities, National Surveys, Personnel Management, School Safety, State Legislation, State Standards, Teacher Student Ratio
The Children's Foundation, 725 Fifteenth Street, N.W., #505, Washington, DC 20005-2109 ($25, plus $3.75 shipping and
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
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Authoring Institution: Children's Foundation, Washington, DC.