19 CSR 30-62.172 - Emergency School Closings

Current through Register Vol. 47, No. 7, April 1, 2022

PURPOSE: This rule allows one-third additional attendance of school-age children on unscheduled days of school closings.

(1) On days when schools are closed due to emergencies such as inclement weather or physical plant failure, the facility may accommodate enrolled school-age children who need care. The provider shall be permitted to exceed for the day the licensed capacity of the facility by one-third (1/3). The one-third (1/3) excess attendance for emergency school closings shall not be in addition to the one-third (1/3) excess attendance allowed for overlap care. At no time may the total number in care be more than one-third (1/3) over the licensed capacity of the facility.
(2) Staff/child ratios shall be maintained during emergency school closings.
(3) The provider shall maintain a written record including the date of the emergency school closing, the reason for the closing and the number of children in care on that date.
(4) Emergency school closing overlap shall not be permitted for scheduled days of school closing.

Notes

19 CSR 30-62.172
AUTHORITY: section 210.221.1(3), RSMo Supp. 1993.* This rule previously filed as 13 CSR 40-62.160, 13 CSR 40-62.172 and 19 CSR 40-62.172. Original rule filed March 29, 1991, effective Oct. 31, 1991. Changed to 19 CSR 40-62.172, effective Dec. 9, 1993. Changed to 19 CSR 30-62.172 July 30, 1998.

*Original authority: 210.221.1(3), RSMo 1949, amended 1955, 1987, 1993.

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