10A NCAC 09 .3103         PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Pursuant to G.S. 110-86(2)(e), public schools are not child care and are, therefore, exempt from licensure. Notwithstanding any other provision of this Section, all NC Pre-K programs, as defined in Section .3000 of this Chapter, and Developmental Day Services, as defined in Section .2900 of this Chapter, and any program or arrangement housed in a public school that is not operated by the public school unit and provides care to three or more infants, toddlers, or preschoolers on a regular basis of at least once per week for more than four hours from persons other than their guardians or full-time custodians or from persons not related to them by birth, marriage, or adoption are child care as defined in G.S. 110-86(2) and requires a child care license.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 110-85; 110-86; 110-88; 110-91;

Emergency Adoption Eff. August 13, 2020;

Temporary Adoption Eff. October 23, 2020;

Eff. October 1, 2021.