SB 5484 - DIGEST

Raises base subsidy rates for licensed child care centers and family homes to the seventy-fifth percentile of market rates.

Provides adequate funding to increase needs-based grants, scholarships, and professional development assistance and reduces early achievers coaching ratios to support providers in continuous improvement.

Supports the work of the department of children, youth, and families' professional equivalencies committee and the development of the proficiency review process.