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The superintendent shall develop appropriate migrant child care and development programs, quality indicators, including those prescribed in subdivisions (a) to (h), inclusive, and (k) to (m), inclusive, of Section 8203, and the following:

(a) Social services.

(1) Bilingual liaison between migrant parents and the center or family child care home, or both.

(2) Liaison between the agency and the relevant community agencies and organizations, including health and social services.

(3) Identification and documentation of family needs and followup referrals as appropriate.

(b) Staffing.

(1) Bilingual health personnel shall be available to each program site of a migrant child care and development agency.

(2) Professional and nonprofessional staff shall reflect the linguistic and cultural background of the children being served.

(3) Whenever possible, migrants will be recruited, trained, and hired in child care and development programs. Documentation of training and career ladder opportunities and of recruitment and hiring efforts shall be provided to the Department of Education. Staff training shall include principles and practices of child care and development for the age groups of children being served.

(c) Health services in migrant child care and development programs shall include health and dental screening and followup treatment. Health records for all migrant children shall follow the child.

(Amended by Stats. 1985, Ch. 1278, Sec. 8.)


Education Code 8203