Analysis of Child Care Provisions in the California State Budget for 2017-2018

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July 27, 2017

The California Legislature passed the Budget Act of 2017, Assembly Bill 97 (AB 97), and related statutory changes (AB 99 and SB 89) necessary to enact the Budget Act on June 15, …

Early Education and Support Division Management Bulletins

The Early Education and Support Division periodically issues Management Bulletins to provide legal and regulatory information to child development contractors and other interested parties. This site offers a complete listing beginning with calendar year 2000, with links to those that …

Child Care Aware

Child Care Aware of America is a membership organization that includes more than 600 state and local Child Care Resource & Referral agencies nationwide. It leads projects to increase the quality and availability of child care, undertakes research, and advocates …

Parent Voices

Parent Voices is a parent-led grassroots organization fighting to make quality child care affordable and accessible to all families. Parent Voices has a growing number of chapter organizations of parents across California.…

California Department of Education Management Bulletin 13-04 (Parent Appeals)

The purpose of Management Bulletin (MB) 13-04 (Parent Appeals) is to provide clarification on the process that child development contractors should use to conduct their parent appeal process as required in regulations.

MB 13-04 confirms a variety of due process …

Child Care Subsidies for Separated Parents

This memorandum provides an overview of legal provisions that govern calculation and verification of income, and determination of the child care provider reimbursement rate, as they relate to separated or divorced parents. These provisions apply to all child development programs …

Child Care Resource and Referral Agency

Child care resource and referral agencies offer referrals and information for parents and child care providers in your local community in California.

The California Child Care Resource & Referral Network compiles data about the state and each of the 58 …

Low-Cost & Free Legal Assistance in California

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Early Learning and Support Division, California Department of Education

The California Department of Education helps manage several child care and development programs in California and governs development standards and funding.

Find program and contractor information; details on laws, regulations, and requirements; resources on quality rating and improvement system; and …

California Department of Education Contractor Funding Terms and Conditions

Funding Terms and Conditions for Child Care Contractors with the California Department of Education