a. Child Care Centers serving children from birth to age five b. Afterschool Programs which include both before and after care programs and stand alone after school programs c. Private Schools and Charter Schools serving children in grades kindergarten through twelve d. Residential Treatment Centers and Substance Abuse Programs serving children and adolescents
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