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“Child Care Facilities: Quality By Design”

Inadequate or poorly designed space for child care isn’t simply unattractive or inconvenient. It can reduce the effectiveness of a child care program, even when other factors are first-rate. 

This report highlights research conducted at a Connecticut early childhood center that demonstrates how a well-designed facility can result in more frequent teacher-child interactions, more productive child-initiated play, higher staff morale and lower staff turnover - all essential factors in program quality.

The paper also offers examples of successful efforts to create high quality child care facilities in communities supported by LISC around the country.

“Child Care Facilities: Quality By Design”

Posted in Child Care Programs & Facilities

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