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Standards for Licensed Child Day Centers [22 VAC 40 ‑ 185]
Action Amend Standards for Licensed Child Day Centers to Address Federal Health and Safety Requirements
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Comment Period Ends 5/12/2021
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5/12/21  12:32 pm
Commenter: Liz Dowdy / International Accreditation and Certification of Childhood Educ

Ratio requirements during transportation

Please consider adding that ratio requirements do not need to be followed during transportation as often there are mixed age ages when transporting children  to/from homes or schools.

22 VAC 40-185-580. Transportation and field trips

F. The staff-to-children ratios of 22VAC40-185-350 B and 22VAC40-185-335 shall be followed on all field trips. The staff-to-children ratios and group requirements need not be followed during transportation of school age children to and from the center…

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