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9502.0367 CHILD/ADULT RATIOS; AGE DISTRIBUTION RESTRICTIONS.

A.

Family Day Care:

Child/Adult Ratio Age Restrictions
Licensed Capacity Adults Total children under school age Total infants and toddlers
10 1 6 Of the total children under school age, a combined total of no more than 3 shall be infants and toddlers. Of this total, no more than 2 shall be infants.

B.

Specialized Infant and Toddler Family Day Care:

(1) 5 1 3 No more than 3 shall be infants.
(2) 6 1 4 No more than 2 shall be infants.

C.

Group Family Day Care:

(1) 10 1 8 Of the total children under school age, a combined total of no more than 3 shall be infants and toddlers. Of this total, no more than 2 shall be infants.
(2) 12 1 10 Of the total children under school age, a combined total of no more than 2 shall be infants and toddlers. Of this total, no more than 1 shall be an infant.
(3) 14 2 10 Of the total children under school age, a combined total of no more than 4 shall be infants and toddlers. Of this total, no more than 3 shall be infants.
A helper may be used in place of a second adult caregiver when there is no more than 1 infant or toddler present.

D.

Specialized Infant and Toddler Group Family Day Care:

9 2 7 Of the total children, no more than 4 shall be infants.
Both caregivers shall be adults.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 245A.09; 252.28

History:

9 SR 2106; 10 SR 2617

Published Electronically:

October 8, 2007

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