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Who’s Watching Part-Day Preschools

Did you know that part-day preschools, operating four or fewer hours per day, are not licensed in North Carolina? They may be great for preschoolers, but there’s no government agency visiting, monitoring, or providing any kind of oversight. ¬†Are part-day programs licensed in your state?

Corporal Punishment in NC?

Did you know that church-sponsored child care programs are not licensed in North Carolina? They are inspected each year but are exempt from some key licensing requirements. For example, corporal punishment is not prohibited in church-sponsored programs if it’s included in a discipline plan that’s approved by the NC Division of Child Development and Early Education.