PACIFICA – A Pacifica day care center worker has been arrested on suspicion of abusing children under her care, police said. Mikala Ghirarduzzi, 20, of Pacifica, was arrested Tuesday on a $100,000 warrant for three counts of child cruelty possibly resulting in death or injury, two counts of willful cruelty to a child and other […]
Surveillance video captured the wild fistfight between two employees at a New Mexico preschool, during which a five-year-old was accidentally kicked in the head. The girl’s parents are now suing the preschool for negligence.
The childcare situation was bad before the COVID-19 pandemic and now it’s worse. Nearly half of the licensed child care facilities in the state have closed. If the state is going to pull off a successful reopening of the economy, many workers are going to need childcare. How is the state going to ensure they […]
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Over the summer, I thought to myself, I can swim. I can teach my kid to swim. Not so! Huge failure. So I forked out the money, she took one week of lessons from a high schooler, and BAM: swimming. That’s okay, I thought. I’m not a swimming teacher; I’m an English teacher. I have a master’s degree! I’ll teach her to read. […]
MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) – Schools may be closed due to the coronavirus pandemic but across the Upper Peninsula, many childcare centers remain open. These include center-based care and home-based care providers. “Providers in the region have really stepped up. Those that are open are providing care for that essential personnel population,” said Director of the Great […]