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Money, accreditation, and child care center quality

William T. Gormley

Money, accreditation, and child care center quality

by William T. Gormley

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Published by Foundation for Child Development in New York .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Day care centers -- Accreditation -- United States -- States.,
    • Day care centers -- United States -- States -- Finance.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWilliam T. Gormley, Jr., Jessica K. Lucas.
      SeriesWorking paper series, Working paper series (Foundation for Child Development)
      ContributionsLucas, Jessica K.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ778.63 .G675 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination22 p. ;
      Number of Pages22
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3622138M
      LC Control Number2002401047
      OCLC/WorldCa45810456

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      Support the Child Care Supply Improvement Act. The Child Care Supply Improvement Act, introduced by U.S. Senator Tina Smith (D-MN), calls for supply-building approaches based on a thoughtful and strategic community needs assessment. Facilities improvement loans and loan forgiveness to quality providers (including accreditation as a marker of quality to earn loan forgiveness). It rates child care programs on four levels based on a program’s quality, from the basic health and safety requirements of Level 1 to the planned curriculum and national accreditation of Level 4. Enrollment in Paths to Quality is voluntary, so programs that choose not to enroll only need to meet minimum state standards to operate.

      Learn how the DES Child Care Administration helps parents find quality child care. This opens in a new window. Finding quality child care you can trust can be challenging. DES can help by connecting you to state-contracted providers and reliable resources to make your decision easier.   In much of the U.S., demand for licensed infant care outstrips supply. Parents face lengthy waitlists, hefty waitlist fees, and few good options when returning to work after the birth of a baby.


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Money, accreditation, and child care center quality by William T. Gormley Download PDF EPUB FB2

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