Parent Communication in Child Care Centers

Required Parent Communication and Involvement in Child Care Centers

State Encourage Parent Involvement Daily or Ongoing Communication with Parent Allow Access to Parents
Alabama No Yes Yes
Alaska No No Yes
Arizona Yes Yes Yes
Arkansas No No Yes
California No No Yes
Colorado No No Yes
Connecticut No No Yes
Delaware Yes Yes Yes
Department of Defense Yes Yes Yes
District of Columbia Yes Yes Yes
Florida Yes Yes Yes
Georgia Yes Yes Yes
Hawaii No Yes Yes
Idaho No No Yes
Illinois Yes Yes Yes
Indiana No Yes Yes
Iowa No Yes Yes
Kansas No Yes Yes
Kentucky Yes Yes Yes
Louisiana No No No
Maine Yes Yes Yes
Maryland No Yes Yes
Massachusetts Yes Yes Yes
Michigan No Yes Yes
Minnesota No Yes Yes
Mississippi No Yes Yes
Missouri No Yes Yes
Montana No Yes Yes
Nebraska No No Yes
Nevada Yes Yes Yes
New Hampshire No Yes Yes
New Jersey Yes Yes Yes
New Mexico Yes Yes Yes
New York No Yes Yes
North Carolina No No Yes
North Dakota Yes Yes Yes
Ohio Yes Yes Yes
Oklahoma Yes Yes Yes
Oregon No Yes Yes
Pennsylvania Yes Yes Yes
Rhode Island Yes Yes Yes
South Carolina No Yes Yes
South Dakota No No Yes
Tennessee Yes Yes Yes
Texas Yes Yes Yes
Utah No Yes Yes
Vermont Yes Yes Yes
Virginia Yes Yes Yes
Washington Yes Yes Yes
West Virginia Yes Yes Yes
Wisconsin No Yes Yes
Wyoming Yes Yes Yes

Source: We Can Do Better, 2011 Update: NACCRRA's Ranking of State Child Care Center Regulations and Oversight