AN ACT TO STUDY THE CHALLENGES CHILD CARE FACILITY OPERATORS FACE IN PARTICIPATING IN THE NORTH CAROLINA PREKINDERGARTEN (NC PRE-K) PROGRAM.
Includes whereas clauses.
Requires the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Child Development and Early Education (Division), to conduct study as title indicates as well as a county-by-county assessment of additional local challenges. Findings from the study are to be used to facilitate achieving the goal of enrolling 75% of eligible children in each county. Requires the Division to report its findings and recommendations to the specified NCGA committees by February 1, 2020.