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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 66.20
Liaison Meghan Chapple
Submission Date May 14, 2014
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STARS v1.2

George Washington University
PAE-T2-4: Childcare

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Meghan Chapple
Director of Sustainability, Senior Advisor on University Sustainability Initiatives
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution have an on-site child care facility, partner with a local facility, and/or provide subsidies or financial support to help meet the child care needs of students, faculty, and staff?:
Yes

A brief description of the child care program, policy, or practice:

GW subsidizes an on-campus child care center through Bright Horizons, allowing for a discounted rate between $50 and $300 a month depending on age of the child and number of hours of weekly care provided. In addition, GW provides back-up dependent care benefits for all benefits-eligible employees. Finally, GW pays for a work-life resource and referral service that is available for all benefits-eligible employees, providing personalized child care referrals to meet the individual needs of each employee.


The website URL where information about the program, policy, or practice is available:

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