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Supporting Quality in Home-Based Child Care: Final Brief

  title={Supporting Quality in Home-Based Child Care: Final Brief},
  author={Diane Paulsell and Toni Porter and Gretchen Kirby},
Introduction Home-based child care—regulated family child care and child care provided by family, friends, and neighbors who are legally exempt from regulation—accounts for a significant share of the child care supply in the United States. 1 Researchers estimate that more than 40 percent of all children under age 5 receive care in these settings (Johnson, 2005), although the proportions of children in home-based child care vary by study. It is the most common form of child care for infants and… 
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