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(a) The commissioner of education, acting through the commissioner's authorized agents and pursuant to regulations of the state board of education that are adopted pursuant to § 49-1-302(1), shall be responsible for inspecting and approving those child care programs subject to the state board's jurisdiction pursuant to § 49-1-302(1).
(b) The commissioner has the authority to issue certificates of approval from the department of education for those child care programs that meet the child care standards of the board, and the commissioner shall be responsible for enforcing the board's standards for such programs.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Tennessee Code Title 49. Education § 49-1-1101 - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/tn/title-49-education/tn-code-sect-49-1-1101/
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