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Escondido Union HSD  |  BP  5148  Students

Child Care And Development   

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The Governing Board desires to provide child care and development services which meet the developmental needs of children and offer a convenient child care alternative for parents/guardians in the community.

(cf. 5148.2 - Before/After School Programs)

(cf. 5148.3 - Preschool/Early Childhood Education)

(cf. 6164.4 - Identification and Evaluation of Individuals for Special Education)

(cf. 6175 - Migrant Education Program)

The district shall provide child care and development services on or near the school site for the children of teen parents enrolled in the district's Cal-SAFE program. Such services shall be available whenever enrolled teen parents are participating in a school-approved activity during or outside the school day. (Education Code 54743, 54745, 54746)

(cf. 5146 - Married/Pregnant/Parenting Students)

The Superintendent or designee shall work cooperatively with the local child care and development planning council, public and private agencies, parents/guardians and other community members to assess child care needs in the community, establish program priorities, obtain ongoing feedback on program quality and inform parents/guardians about child care options.

(cf. 1020 - Youth Services)

(cf. 1400 - Relations Between Other Governmental Agencies and the Schools)

(cf. 1700 - Relations Between Private Industry and the Schools)

The district's child care and development services shall be designed to support the cognitive, physical, social and emotional development of children in a safe, healthy environment. Activities and services shall be age and developmentally appropriate and shall consider the cultural, linguistic, economic and other special needs of children and families being served. The program shall be consistent with and support the district's regular educational program and shall provide access to essential support services.

(cf. 0450 - Comprehensive Safety Plan)

(cf. 3550 - Food Service/Child Nutrition Program)

(cf. 5141.6 - Student Health and Social Services)

The Superintendent or designee shall ensure that individuals working in child care and development programs have the necessary qualifications and have satisfied all legal requirements as specified in Board policy and administrative regulation.

(cf. 1240 - Volunteer Assistance)

(cf. 4112.2 - Certification)

(cf. 4112.4/4212.4/4312.4 - Health Examinations)

(cf. 4112.5/4312.5 - Criminal Record Check)

The Superintendent or designee shall identify locations in both current and future facilities where child care and development programs might be placed without adverse impact on the district's instructional program.

(cf. 1330 - Use of School Facilities)

(cf. 3280 - Sale, Lease, Rental of District-Owned Real Property)

(cf. 7110 - Facilities Master Plan)

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

8200-8499.10 Child Care and Development Services Act, including:

8200-8209 General provisions for child care and development services

8210-8216 Resource and referral program

8220-8226 Alternative payment program

8230-8233 Migrant child care and development program

8235-8239 California state preschool program

8240-8244 General child care programs

8250-8252 Programs for children with special needs

8263 Eligibility and priorities for subsidized child development services

8263.3 Disenrollment of families due to reduced funding levels

8263.4 Enrollment of students ages 11-12 years

8273-8273.3 Fees

8278.3 Child Care Facilities Revolving Fund

8360-8370 Personnel qualifications

8400-8409 Contracts

8482-8484.65 After-school education and safety program

8484.7-8484.8 21st Century community learning centers

8493-8498 Facilities

8499-8499.7 Local planning councils

49540-49546 Child care food program

49570 National School Lunch program

56244 Staff development funding

HEALTH AND SAFETY CODE

1596.70-1596.895 California Child Day Care Act

1596.90-1597.21 Day care centers

120325-120380 Immunization requirements

CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 5

4610-4687 Uniform complaint procedures

18000-18434 Child care and development programs, especially:

18012-18122 General requirements

18180-18192 Federal and state migrant programs

18210-18213 Severely handicapped program

18220-18231 Alternative payment program

18240-18248 Resource and referral program

18270-18281 Program quality, accountability

18290-18292 Staffing ratios

18295 Waiver of qualifications for site supervisor

18300-18308 Appeals and dispute resolution

80105-80125 Commission on Teacher Credentialing, child care and development permits

CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 22

101151-101239.2 General requirements, licensed child care centers, including:

101151-101163 Licensing and application procedures

101212-101231 Continuing requirements

101237-101239.2 Facilities and equipment

UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 42

1751-1769 School lunch programs

9831-9852 Head Start programs

9858-9858q Child care and development block grant

CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS, TITLE 7

210.1-210.31 National School Lunch program

CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS, TITLE 45

98.2-98.93 Child care and development fund

COURT DECISIONS

CBS Inc. v. The Superior Court of Los Angeles County, State Department of Social Services, (2001) 91 Cal.App.4th 892

Management Resources:

CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION PUBLICATIONS

14-03a Revised Child Care and Development Fee Schedule, Management Bulletin, September 2014

Uniform Complaint Procedures, 2014

12-07 Disenrollment due to Maximum Reimbursable Amount Reduction, Management Bulletin, July 2012

Keeping Children Healthy in California's Child Care Environments: Recommendations to Improve Nutrition and Increase Physical Activity, 2010

WEB SITES

CSBA: http://www.csba.org

California Association for the Education of Young Children: http://www.caeyc.org

California Child Development Administrators Association: http://www.ccdaa.org

California Department of Education, Early Education and Support Division: http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/cd

California Department of Education, Early Education Management Bulletins: http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/cd/ci/allmbs.asp

California Department of Social Services, Licensing Information: http://ccld.ca.gov/PG492.htm

California Head Start Association: http://caheadstart.org

California School-Age Consortium: http://calsac.org

Commission on Teacher Credentialing: http://www.ctc.ca.gov

National Association for the Education of Young Children: http://www.naeyc.org

U.S. Department of Education: http://www.ed.gov

Policy ESCONDIDO UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT

adopted: February 19, 2002 Escondido, California

revised: November 15, 2016