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Caring for Our Children: National Health and Safety Performance Standards: Guidelines for Early Care and Education Programs, 3rd Edition (2011)
National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child Care and Early Education

When you visit the National Resource Center web page, you will find there are three ways you can view the Caring for Our Children Standards:

  1. HTML Version - now available with the most current changes
  2. Full PDF - Identical to print version; grayscale or color
  3. PDF by Chapter - Identical to print version; smaller file sizes

You can search the Standards for the topic you are seeking by using the Table of Contents or the Index

You can also purchase the Standards:

  1. American Public Health Association
    Publications & Advertising
    Phone: 888-320-2742
    Fax: 888-361-2742
  2. American Academy of Pediatrics
    Phone: 888-227-1770
    Fax: 847-228-1281

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