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EARLY LEARNING, DEPARTMENT  EARLY LEARNING, DEPARTMENT RSS Feed
               (See also CHILD CARE)
Background check clearance cards, issued by department, use by educational employees and their contractors: HB 2350, * SB 6093, CH 50 (2014)
Business license center, participation by department: HB 1403, * ESHB 1403, CH 111 (2013), SB 5680, SSB 5680, E2SSB 5680
Care providers, fraud by, referral to department of social and health services for investigation and action: * 2ESSB 5157, CH 29 (2013)
Care providers, providing child care without license prohibited beyond one year: SB 5157
Child care consumer and provider bill of rights, department role: HB 1671, SB 5595, SSB 5595
Child care consumer and provider requirements, department role: * 2SSB 5595, CH 337 (2013)
Child care facilities, compliance with inspections of, limiting alterations department can require for: HB 2191, SB 6234
Child care facilities, inspection compliance, consultation with enforcement official: * ESHB 2191, CH 9 (2014), SSB 6234
Child care licensing standards, align with early childhood education and assistance program standards: SB 6067
Child care providers and facilities, department recovery of final debt through office of financial recovery: HB 1708, SHB 1708, SB 5403, SSB 5403
Child care standards and guidelines, and creation of parent and provider oversight board, department role: SHB 1671, 2SHB 1671
Child care subsidy fraud, training of staff concerning: ESSB 6181
Child care subsidy program, incentive for working connections applicant or recipient to seek child support enforcement services: ESSB 6181
Child care subsidy program, payment received to constitute authorization for child support enforcement services: SB 5157, SB 6181
Child care subsidy program, provider fraud, referral to department of social and health services for investigation and action: * 2ESSB 5157, CH 29 (2013)
Child care, integrating preschool with: HB 2377, SHB 2377, E2SHB 2377, SB 6127, SSB 6127
Disabilities, children from birth to age three with, department to be lead agency for early intervention services: HB 2598
Early achievers program, data collection and evaluation: HB 2377, SHB 2377, E2SHB 2377, SB 6127, SSB 6127
Early achievers program, enrollment of child care programs in, department role: HB 1671, SHB 1671, 2SHB 1671, HB 2377, SHB 2377, E2SHB 2377, SB 5595, SSB 5595, SB 6127, SSB 6127
Early achievers program, for licensed or certified child care centers and homes, implementation: HB 1723, SHB 1723, * 2SHB 1723, CH 323 (2013) PV
Early childhood education and assistance program, department to develop implementation plan for increasing enrollments: * SB 5904, CH 16 (2013)
Early childhood education and assistance program, eligibility for children in connection with family assessment response services: HB 2519, * ESHB 2519, CH 160 (2014), SB 6538, SSB 6538, 2SSB 6538
Early childhood education and assistance program, evaluating program outcomes and analyzing return on investment: * SB 5904, CH 16 (2013)
Early childhood education and assistance program, expanding eligibility: SB 6563
Early childhood education and assistance program, expanding to serve more children: SSB 5237, E2SSB 5237, * SB 5904, CH 16 (2013)
Early childhood education and assistance program, licensing standards, aligning with child care standards: HB 2377, SHB 2377, E2SHB 2377, SB 6067, SB 6127, SSB 6127
Early learning advisory council, duties and membership, modifying: HB 2282, SHB 2282, SB 6520
Early start act, aligning early learning and child care: HB 2377, SHB 2377, E2SHB 2377, SB 6127, SSB 6127
Early start program, integrated high quality continuum of early learning program: * 2SHB 1723, CH 323 (2013) PV
Early start program, integrated high quality continuum of early learning program, phasing in: HB 1723, SHB 1723
Early start program, integrated high quality continuum of early learning, prioritizing funding for: HB 2065
Educational or recreational programming for school-aged children, requirements for entities providing: * HB 1547, CH 130 (2013)
Electronic time and attendance records system, department to implement: SHB 2377, E2SHB 2377
Family assessment response services, eligibility for child care and early learning services in connection with: HB 2519
Family assessment response services, eligibility for child care, preschool, and home visiting services in connection with: * ESHB 2519, CH 160 (2014), SB 6538, SSB 6538, 2SSB 6538
Family day care providers, children of, not included in staff-to-child ratio required by department: HB 1172, SHB 1172
Family day care providers, education requirements, exemption in certain cases: HB 1228, SB 5578
Family day care providers, education requirements, meeting with early achievers program level three rating: SHB 1228
Fatality reviews, by department, requirements, including convening of child fatality review committee: HB 2165, SHB 2165
Fatality reviews, Eve Uphold act: SHB 2165
Federal receipts, requiring that department report concerning federal financial assistance: SB 5804, * SSB 5804, CH 32 (2013)
Funding for early learning, authorizing capital gains tax to provide: HB 2087
Home visiting and parent and caregiver support, department to reserve funds for: HB 1723, SHB 1723, * 2SHB 1723, CH 323 (2013) PV
Home visiting services account, modifying provisions: * SB 5809, CH 165 (2013)
Home visiting system development, department to be lead agency and oversee home visiting services account: * SB 5809, CH 165 (2013)
Indian tribes, department to convene working group for pilot birth-to-kindergarten programs: HB 1134, SHB 1134
Legislative task force on early learning and technical working group, establishment: HB 1723, SHB 1723
Obesity, prevention through early learning programs, including among duties of department: HB 1784
Outcomes for education, improving through high quality learning opportunities and integration of funding for birth-to-five services: HB 1723, SHB 1723, * 2SHB 1723, CH 323 (2013) PV
Preschool, integrating child care with: HB 2377, SHB 2377, E2SHB 2377, SB 6127, SSB 6127
Preschool, Washington state preschool programs, enrollment in early achievers program: SHB 1723, * 2SHB 1723, CH 323 (2013) PV
Public records, inspection and copying exemption, personal information in department files for child enrolled in license child care: * HB 1203, CH 220 (2013), SB 5198
Recreational or educational programming for school-aged children, requirements for entities providing: * HB 1547, CH 130 (2013)
Sleep practices, safe, department to provide information to child care licensure applicants: HB 2695, SHB 2695
Sleep practices, safe, Graham Hazzard act: SHB 2695
Student programs, before- and after-school, department to adopt licensing standards to allow students to be in school buildings for: SHB 1852, HB 1968
Vendors, overpayments against, department collection from vendors practicing strategic successorship: SB 5401
Working connections child care program, payment received to constitute authorization for child support enforcement services: SB 5157, SB 6181
Working connections child care, Aclara group report on eligibility requirements, implementing recommendations, department role: HB 1671, SHB 1671, 2SHB 1671, SB 5595, SSB 5595, * 2SSB 5595, CH 337 (2013)
Working connections child care, contracted child care slots, department duties: HB 2377, SHB 2377, E2SHB 2377, SB 6127, SSB 6127
Working connections child care, eligibility for children in connection with family assessment response services: HB 2519, SB 6538
Working connections child care, eligibility, limiting change of circumstance impact on: HB 2377, SHB 2377, E2SHB 2377, SB 6068, SB 6127, SSB 6127
Working connections child care, extending eligibility for benefits to certain additional educational activities: HB 1671, SHB 1671, SB 5595, SSB 5595
Working connections child care, increasing subsidy rate to certain providers: SHB 1723, * 2SHB 1723, CH 323 (2013) PV, SB 5899
Working connections child care, increasing subsidy rate to certain providers and returning copays to earlier levels: HB 1671, SB 5595
Working connections child care, optional supplemental payment by parents to fund difference between provider rate and state rate: HB 1810
Working connections program, incentive for subsidy applicant or recipient to seek child support enforcement services: ESSB 6181