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ERIC Number: ED463056
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Feb
Pages: 296
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Child Care Center Licensing Study, 2002.
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 32 categories: (1) number and definition of regulated programs; (2) requirements; (3) regulations; (4) unannounced inspection policy; (5) complaint procedures; (6) staff qualifications; (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; (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 rate; (28) surveillance camera policy; (29) reporting child abuse and neglect; (30) parental contacts; (31) local contacts; and (32) new or pending legislation. (KB)
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Publication Type: Reference Materials - General; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: Children's Foundation, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Location: District of Columbia; Puerto Rico; Virgin Islands