This Program Instruction is to inform States and Territories of publication of the CCDF Error Rate Reporting Final Rule amending 45 CFR Part 98 of CCDF regulations to add a new Subpart K — Error Rate Reporting.
Provides clarification about the use of CCDF funds for research and evaluation; and
Encourages States, Territories and Tribes to evaluate subsidy policies and quality initiatives as a means to improve program performance, inform policy decisions, and effectively target available child care funds.
The purpose of this document is to provide States and Territories with all the information and resources needed to perform monitoring processes within the Office of Child Care (OCC) Monitoring System. The guide includes background information about the design and structure of the system, instructions for conducting monitoring activities, definitions for key terms and acronyms, and blank and completed examples of monitoring forms.
This Program Instruction (PI) transmits the revised state/territory Plan Preprint (ACF-118) for the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) program for the Fiscal Year 2022-2024 triennium and provides guidance for submitting the Plan. This Plan is required by section 658E of the CCDBG Act.