Ohio

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Parent Leader: Lawrence Hall, an Ohio parent leader who participated in several Parents @ Symposium programs, has been active in numerous local campaigns to move legislation aimed at improving the quality of child care for all children. Specifically, Lawrence has been instrumental in facilitating the passage of Ohio State Bill 11, which requires child care providers to inform all parents about a serious injury or death of a child that occurred while in their care. Click here to see his video.

Governor: John Kasich (R)

Department of Licensing: Department of Jobs and Family Services

Additional State Resources:

We Can Do Better: Child care center licensing and oversight in Ohio ranked 35th in a ranking of all states, including the District of Columbia and the Department of Defense. 

Leaving Children to Chance: Family child care home licensing and oversight in Ohio ranked 52nd in a ranking of all states, including the District of Columbia and the Department of Defense. 

Ohio's State Fact Sheet