March 16, 2011
State Child Care Laws Fail to Protect Children
NACCRRA Releases We Can Do Better: 2011 Update,
Ranking of State Child Care Center Regulations and Oversight
Arlington, VA – The National Association of Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies (NACCRRA) released a report today scoring state laws governing child care center program requirements and oversight.
Arlington, VA - The National Association of Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies (NACCRRA) released its latest report today, ranking states on their current small family child care home standards and oversight policies. The report, entitled Leaving Children to Chance: NACCRRA’s Ranking of State Standards and Oversight of Small Family Child Care Homes, 2010 Update reveals that most states fail to protect the health, safety and well-being of children being cared for in small family child care homes.
According to a report released today by the National Association of Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies (NACCRRA), Voices for America’s Children and Every Child Matters Education Fund, at least 42 states have cut programs affecting America’s children as a result of the recession. The report entitled, State Budget Cuts: America’s Kids Pay the Price, lists state-by-state the cuts to programs affecting children including cuts to public health, programs for children with disabilities, K-12 and early education (such as child care), and higher education.&n
NACCRRA's New Report Ranks and Scores States Based on Current Family Child Care Standards and Oversight Policies
Fifteen States Received a Score of Zero