ERIC Number: ED399080
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996-Aug
Family Child Care Licensing Study, 1996. National Child Care Advocacy Project.
Children's Foundation, Washington, DC.
This report presents the results of a nationwide survey of state agencies charged with regulating or licensing family child care. An introduction contains information on survey methodology, a summary of regulatory requirements for family child care homes and group (large) child care homes, and a survey question and answer summary. The body of the report includes individual 3- to 4-page entries for all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Each entry contains the name of the individual and agency providing the data and information on the number of family child care homes in the state, provider regulations and licensing, inspection procedures, tracking of license denials, complaint procedures, provider qualifications, provider training and orientation, discipline policy, emergency medical consent policies, immunization polices, fire code policies, nutrition policies, smoking policies, before and after school program policies, infant care policies, programs for children with disabilities, sick child care programs, zoning regulation, available resources, local agency contacts, and new or pending legislation. A list of state regulatory offices is included. (EV)
Descriptors: After School Programs, Certification, Child Health, Child Safety, Compliance (Legal), Disabilities, Discipline Policy, Early Childhood Education, Educational Policy, Family Day Care, Inspection, National Surveys, Nutrition, Safety, Sick Child Care, State Agencies, State Legislation, State Regulation, State Standards, Teacher Education, Zoning
Children's Foundation, 725 Fifteenth St, N.W., No. 505, Washington, DC 20005-2109.
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Children's Foundation, Washington, DC.
Note: For the 1994 study, see ED 375 947 and for the 1995 study, see ED 389 459.