New Mexico State Child Care Regulations

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Title 8: SOCIAL SERVICES

CHAPTER 2FOOD ASSISTANCE AND SUPPORT
Reg# 8.2.2 NMACREQUIREMENTS FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE CHILD AND ADULT CARE FOOD PROGRAM

CHAPTER 8CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILIES GENERAL PROVISIONS
Reg# 8.8.3 NMACGOVERNING BACKGROUND CHECKS AND EMPLOYMENT HISTORY VERIFICATION

CHAPTER 15CHILD CARE ASSISTANCE
Reg# 8.15.2 NMACREQUIREMENTS FOR CHILD CARE ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS FOR CLIENTS AND CHILD CARE PROVIDERS

CHAPTER 16CHILD CARE LICENSING
Reg# 8.16.2 NMACCHILD CARE CENTERS, BEFORE/AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS, FAMILY CHILD CARE HOMES, AND OTHER EARLY CARE AND EDUCATION PROGRAMS

CHAPTER 17NON-LICENSED CHILD CARE
Reg# 8.17.2 NMACREQUIREMENTS GOVERNING REGISTRATION OF NON-LICENSED FAMILY CHILD CARE HOMES

CHAPTER 18PRE-KINDERGARTEN PROGRAMS
Reg# 8.18.2 NMACUNIFORM STANDARDS

TITLE 6: PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION

CHAPTER 30EDUCATIONAL STANDARDS – GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
Reg# 6.30.9 NMACPRE-KINDERGARTEN PROGRAM

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