ERIC Number: ED429678
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
The Child Care Center Licensing Study, 1999.
Children's Foundation, Washington, DC.
This report compiles findings of a survey of the child care regulatory offices of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. The report begins with an introduction, definition of terms, and a question and answer summary. The bulk of the report is organized in alphabetical order by state or territory, and contains the licensing and regulatory data for each entity in the following 28 categories: (1) number and definition of regulatory programs; (2) regulations; (3) complaint procedures; (4) staff; (5) child documentation policy; (6) discipline policy; (7) environmental policy; (8) regulatory process subcontracting policy; (9) swimming pool policy; (10) drop-in child care; (11) overnight care programs; (12) school age care programs; (13) subsidized programs; (14) local contacts; (15) requirements; (16) unannounced inspection policy; (17) staff qualifications; (18) staff training; (19) child immunization policy; (20) emergency medical consent policy; (21) national life safety fire code; (22) smoking policy; (23) transportation policy; (24) infant care policy; (25) programs for children with disabilities; (26) sick child care programs; (27) reporting child abuse and neglect; and (28) new or pending legislation. (SD)
Descriptors: Certification, Compliance (Legal), Day Care, Day Care Centers, Early Childhood Education, Educational Legislation, State Legislation, State Regulation, State Standards
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Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Children's Foundation, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Location: District of Columbia; Puerto Rico; Virgin Islands