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Technical Bulletin #1r-v4

Child Care and Development Fund: ACF-800 State-Level Data Standards, Reviewed August, 2013

Published: September 18, 2012
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ACF-800, States/Territories
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This Technical Bulletin lists the data standards for the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Annual ACF-800 Report. The Report, which is submitted by States and Territories to the Office of Child Care (OCC), includes key State-level data required by the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act, as amended. Along with the instructions to the ACF-800 Report, the data standards described here serve as the principal guidance to be used in developing the report and identifying possible errors in the data. The submitting State or Territory should correct data that fail to meet these data standards.