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Are child care centers dangerous?

When considering child care options, don’t confuse facts and opinions. Do your own research. The opinions of others — even those with best intentions — can be misinformed.

By ABC Quality Team at 3 Jan 2017

What are red flags to look for in a child care provider?

You hear a lot about child care quality, but what exactly does quality look like? In South Carolina, one sign is a provider with an ABC Quality rating. ABC Quality shares more tips for evaluating the operations and environments of a child care setting.

By ABC Quality Team at 27 Dec 2016

Are registered and licensed SC child care providers the same?

Each type of SC child care provider is subject to a set of regulations based on its child care setting. ABC Quality explains the difference between registered and licensed providers.

By ABC Quality Team at 6 Dec 2016

What qualities should you look for in a child care provider?

What qualities should you seek in a child care provider? A few key characteristics are patience, attentiveness and creativity. Here's why quality caregivers matter.

By ABC Quality Team at 15 Nov 2016

What are SC’s quality ratings and what do they mean?

Learn about ABC Quality, SC's voluntary child care rating and improvement program, and see how our ratings help South Carolina parents find high quality child care.

By ABC Quality Team at 25 Oct 2016