Nebraska Revised Statute 71-1955

Chapter 71 Section 1955

71-1955.

Quality rating and improvement system; State Department of Education; Department of Health and Human Services; duties.

The State Department of Education and the Department of Health and Human Services shall collaborate (1) to develop, implement, and provide oversight for a quality rating and improvement system for participating applicable child care and early childhood education programs, (2) to establish quality rating criteria for the system as provided in sections 71-1956 and 71-1958, (3) to use the quality rating criteria to assign quality scale ratings to participating applicable child care and early childhood education programs as provided in sections 71-1956 and 71-1958, and (4) to provide incentives and support, including professional development, training, and postsecondary education opportunities, to participating applicable child care and early childhood education programs as provided in section 71-1961.