ERIC Number: ED449911
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Feb
Child Care Center Licensing Study, 2001.
Children's Foundation, Washington, DC.
This report is an update of information initially compiled in 1991 through a survey of the child care regulatory offices of the 50 U.S. 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 31 categories: (1) number and definition of regulated programs; (2) requirements; (3) regulations; (4) unannounced inspection policy; (5) complaint procedure; (6) staff qualification; (7) staff prescreening; (8) staff training; (9) child documentation policy; (10) child immunization policy; (11) discipline policy; (12) emergency medical consent policy; (13) environmental policy; (14) medication policy; (15) national life safety fire code policy; (16) playground policy; (17) regulatory process subcontracting policy; (18) smoking policy; (19) swimming pool policy; (20) transportation policy; (21) drop-in child care; (22) infant care programs; (23) overnight care programs; (24) programs for children with disabilities; (25) school age care programs; (26) sick child care programs; (27) subsidized programs (tiered reimbursement rates); (28) surveillance camera policy; (29) reporting child abuse and neglect; (30) local contacts; and (31) new or pending legislation. (KB)
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: Reference Materials - General; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Children's Foundation, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Location: District of Columbia; Puerto Rico; Virgin Islands