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How To Choose The Perfect Preschool For Your Child

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Check The School's Policies
How does the school handle illness? Are children allowed to attend if they have a cold but no fever? What are the policies on diarrhea and vomiting, lice, and other childhood maladies? Often, a child has to be free of any symptoms for 24 hours.

Some schools charge a fee if you are late to pick-up by more than 10-15 minutes after repeated warnings, as childcare professionals can only work a set number of hours. And if you withdraw from a program, there is likely a required time frame in which you must give notice so the school can maintain adequate staffing and also let the next family on the wait list know a spot is opening up.