The Texas Department of Family & Protective Services, (TDFPS), is the agency that licenses and makes certain Laurel Heights Weekday School remains in compliance with the Minimum Standards for Child-Care Centers. A copy of the Minimum Standards is available for review in the school office. You may also view the Minimum Standards online on the TDFPS website: http://www.dfps.state.tx.us
As stated on the TDFPS website, under Texas Childcare Licensing (CLL):
Child Care Licensing responsibilities include:
- Regulates all child-care operations and child-placing agencies to protect the health, safety, and well-being of children in care, largely by reducing the risk of injury, abuse, and communicable disease.
- Establishes and monitors operations and agencies for compliance with licensing standards, rules, and law.
- Informs parents and the public about child care and about the histories of specific homes, child-care operations, and child-placing agencies in complying with minimum standards of care.
- Provides technical assistance to providers on meeting licensing standards, rules, and law.