ERIC Number: ED424948
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Family Child Care Licensing Study, 1997.
Children's Foundation, Washington, DC.
This report details the findings of an annual survey of state child care regulatory agencies. The survey gathered data on both small family child care homes and group or large family child care homes in each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. The report's introduction lists the survey categories and defines or explains each category. The main body of the report lists responses from each state's regulatory agency, categorized into the following areas: number of regulated homes; definitions and regulatory requirements; unannounced inspection procedures; tracking of license denials and revocations; complaint procedures; provider qualifications; provider training and orientation; discipline policy; emergency medical consent policy; environmental policy; immunization policy for children; fire code policy; nutrition policy; smoking policy; before and after school programs; infant care programs; programs for children with disabilities; sick child care programs; zoning regulations; available resources; local contact; and pending/new legislation. The report's appendix lists each state's regulatory office and contact person. (LBT)
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
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Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Children's Foundation, Washington, DC.