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What is A Child Development Facility?

A child development facility is a center, home, or other structure that provides care and other services, supervision, and guidance for children, infants, and toddlers on a regular basis licensed to operate as a childcare development facility in the District unless operated by the federal government or by a private provider on federal property.

Child development facility does not include a public or private elementary or secondary school engaged in legally required educational and related functions or a pre-kindergarten education program licensed pursuant to the Pre-K Act of 2008.

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