ERIC Number: ED424950
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Nebraska State Dept. of Health and Human Services, Lincoln.
Published by the Department of Health and Human Services, as required by Nebraska law, this guide details regulations for the physical well-being, safety, and protection of children and defines the minimum levels of acceptable services to be provided in Nebraska preschools. The first section of the guide lists specific preschool regulations, including: (1) definitions; (2) licensing process; (3) administration; (4) staff qualifications; (5) in-service requirement; (6) nutrition; (7) discipline; (8) materials and equipment; (9) child health; (10) safety and emergency; (11) facility; (12) transportation; (13) sanitation; (14) grounds; (15) department of health regulations; and (16) alternative compliance with regulations. The second section lists the Nebraska state fire marshal general requirements for preschool occupancies. The third section outlines broader policies, including: (1) public access to licensing files; (2) information released to other governmental entities; (3) information not released; (4) child care provider access to licensing files; (5) restricted information; (6) death of a child; and (7) emergency closing orders. The guide's final section delineates the legal basis of child care licensing as presented in Nebraska statutes. (SD)
Publication Type: Guides - General; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Nebraska State Dept. of Health and Human Services, Lincoln.
Identifiers - Location: Nebraska