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Only three states have regulations for licensed day-care centers that meet proposed federal standards for infant-to-staff ratios, according to a recent Yale University study.

The study, completed last month and to be published in the American Journal of Ortho Psychiatry next fall, found that 47 states--all but Kansas, Massachusetts, and Wisconsin--fail to meet the ratio of one adult for three infants required under the proposed federal guidelines.

Vol. 04, Issue 30

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