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Providers Participating in Step Up To Quality Reaching Step 3 or Higher
Childcare providers continue to enroll in the step up to quality program
In 2013, Nebraska passed the Step Up to Quality Child Care Act.12 This act provides training and subsidies to encourage childcare providers’ participation in a quality rating system. The program’s first year of operation was 2015.
- As of 2021, 27 childcare providers in Lincoln reached Step 3 in the Step Up to Quality program. This is a slight decrease from 29 childcare providers in 2020, but a net increase from 14 childcare providers in 2017.
12. Step Up to Quality Child Care Act, Nebraska Revised Statute 71-1961.