State Child Care Licensing Fact Sheet
This fact sheet provides an overview of standards for promoting health in child care from the report "Caring for Our Children: National Health and Safety Performance Standards for Preventing Childhood Obesity in Early Care and Education Programs".
State child care licensing is a set of baseline health and safety requirements for out of home child care as well as policies and procedures for enforcing those requirements. Each state is free to determine which child care providers must adhere to licensing regulations and what is required of them. This fact sheet provides an overview of key recommendations in Caring for Our Children, discussion of some available relevant state licensing data (including the District of Columbia but not available for the territories), and highlights where more research is needed.
This technical assistance manual for states and territories describes the process of developing and implementing an Infant Toddler Specialist Network using six state examples.
This white paper highlights key discussion points and summarizes recommendations that emerged from a Child Care Bureau QRIS Issues Meeting, which was convened in May 2008, on including infants and to…
This brief provides practical partnership and collaboration strategies for early care and education and child welfare systems to meet the needs of and best serve families with infants and toddlers wh…