The term “caregiver” means an individual, including a relative, neighbor, or family friend, who regularly or frequently provides care, with or without compensation, for a child for whom the individual is not the parent.
(2) Child care provider
The term “child care provider” means a provider of non-residential child care services (including center-based, family-based, and in-home child care services) for compensation who or that is legally operating under State law, and complies with applicable State and local requirements for the provision of child care services.
(3) Early learning
The term “early learning”, used with respect to a program or activity, means learning designed to facilitate the development of cognitive, language, motor, and social-emotional skills for, and to promote learning readiness in, young children.
(4) Early learning program
The term “early learning program” means—
(A)a program of services or activities that helps parents, caregivers, and child care providers incorporate early learning into the daily lives of young children; or
(B)a program that directly provides early learning to young children.
(5) Indian tribe
The term “Indian tribe” has the meaning given the term in section
450b of title
(6) Local Council
The term “Local Council” means a Local Council established or designated under section
9413(a) of this title that serves one or more localities.
The term “locality” means a city, county, borough, township, or area served by another general purpose unit of local government, an Indian tribe, a Regional Corporation, or a Native Hawaiian entity.
The term “parent” means a biological parent, an adoptive parent, a stepparent, a foster parent, or a legal guardian of, or a person standing in loco parentis to, a child.
(9) Poverty line
The term “poverty line” means the poverty line (as defined by the Office of Management and Budget, and revised annually in accordance with section
9902(2) of title
42) applicable to a family of the size involved.
(10) Regional Corporation
The term “Regional Corporation” means an entity listed in section
619(4)(B) of title
The term “Secretary” means the Secretary of Health and Human Services.
The term “State” means each of the several States of the United States, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.
The term “training” means instruction in early learning that—
(A)is required for certification under State and local laws, regulations, and policies;
(B)is required to receive a nationally or State recognized credential or its equivalent;
(C)is received in a postsecondary education program focused on early learning or early childhood development in which the individual is enrolled; or
(D)is provided, certified, or sponsored by an organization that is recognized for its expertise in promoting early learning or early childhood development.
(14) Young child
The term “young child” means any child from birth to the age of mandatory school attendance in the State where the child resides.
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