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Child Care Family Homes One-Star Requirements

Better Beginnings is a building block approach, which means that programs must meet all requirements at one level before moving to the next level.  Licensing, or Minimum Licensing Requirements (MLR), is the foundation on which Better Beginnings is built.  The requirements at Level 1 of Better Beginnings align with MLR and help the primary caregiver begin the journey towards quality improvement.