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Evidence-Based Resource Summary

Strength of Evidence: 
3 out of 4
3 out of 4
Year Published: 
2019

Caring for Our Children: National Health and Safety Performance Standards; Guidelines for Early Care and Education Programs, 4th Edition

Description of Resource: 
The document provides national standards for evidence-based best practices in physical activity, screen time, and nutrition for early child care and education settings including centers and home-based operations.

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Developed By: 
American Academy of Pediatrics, American Public Health Association, National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child Care and Early Education
Developer Type: 
Non-Federal Government
Healthy People 2020 Topic Area(s): 
Physical Activity
Resource Type: 
Non-Systematic Review
Expert Opinion
Citation: 
American Academy of Pediatrics, American Public Health Association, National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child Care and Early Education. Caring for Our Children: National Health and Safety Performance Standards; Guidelines for Early Care and Education Programs [Internet]. 4th Edition. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics; Washington, DC: American Public Health Association; 2019 [cited 2019 Jul 17]. Available from: https://nrckids.org/files/CFOC4%20pdf-%20FINAL.pdf