California Department of Education Management Bulletin 13-04 (Parent Appeals)

The purpose of Management Bulletin (MB) 13-04 (Parent Appeals) is to provide clarification on the process that child development contractors should use to conduct their parent appeal process as required in regulations.

MB 13-04 confirms a variety of due process protections for parents receiving child care subsidies.

MB 13-04 also confirms that contractors are responsible for ensuring effective communication with and a meaningful opportunity for parents who have Limited English Proficiency to participate in their child care programs.