Her extended family included a hefty number of infants and toddlers, and though young, Roberta was older than most of them and grew up teaching, coddling and nurturing an array of kids, all the while dreaming of the day when she could earn a livelihood doing what she loved to do every day. As she […]
Archived: Insurance Exclusions: Questions every childcare professional should ask their insurance company
You run a childcare facility and you know that childcare facilities can be sued for a variety of reasons. To protect your interests you buy liability insurance policy, but insurance policies are often difficult to understand, so do you really know what is covered and what is not? Generally, if you have a general liability […]
Lewd Acts on Preschool Child
Dealing with the case where a member of staff is accused of performing lewd acts with a preschool child A teacher that instructs the disabled children in Hillsborough County public preschool was charged for conducting lewd act on a disabled teenage student. The 68-year-old was arrested at his home in Tampa. According to the eyewitness, […]
Children Poisened at Preschool. How would you handle this?
Nineteen children were taken to the hospital after they fell ill in a preschool center in Lauderhill, FLA. About thirty students fell ill at Ave Marie Friends Preparatory School in a case thought to have been caused by food poisoning. According to the medical assistants, they found many children at various degrees of vomiting, nausea, and […]
Loaded Guns Found on Childcare Playground. See how this teacher handled it and what you need to know.
Two loaded guns were found on the playground of Educare Childcare at 246 Fair Avenue. One of the boys playing in the field found one of the guns and picked it up while the teacher found the other. The teacher immediately called San Antonio police to pick the guns. Later on, the workers at the […]
Teacher Strikes Child in Face and Head. What happened and what you need to know.
Corporal punishment in schools A former principal at Chickasaw City Schools in Tuscaloosa County, Brent Ward was accused of hitting a student, Chandler Rigdon, three times. It is alleged that he walked up to the student in a hallway at the school and hit him at least three times- once on top of his head, […]
Pre-School Teachers: Childcare Professionals or Babysitters?
In a proprietary survey of 84 pre-school teachers and staff, the following question was asked: “What do you feel is the most respected profession and indicate why this would be the most respected?” The top answer at 36% was Doctor as this profession “saves lives”, “helps people”, “cares for people”. In second place at 24% […]
Sex Abuse of Preschoolers. What happened and what you need to know.
The sexual abuse of the preschoolers A 17 years old teen was sentenced to not less than three and a half years jail term by a Newcastle court for sexually assaulting a minor who is now five years in a daycare center. (The minor was three years old by then). The offender was also to be […]
Failing to Report Child Abuse is a Crime. What happened and what you need to know.
Not reporting child abuse is also a crime In what the sheriff called the worst case of child abuse in the modern USA, sheriff’s deputies in Pulaski County discovered a three-year-old girl that was being kept in a wooden box. Nine occupants of the home, (all adults) including the father to the toddler were arrested […]
Attempted Kidnapping from Preschool – what happened and what you need to know
Learn about the law on child abduction A warrant for arrest had been issued for a man who tried to pick a 3-year-old girl, who was not his daughter, from Crescent Early Childhood Center. According to Pittsburg police, the Pittsburg Public Schools has a surveillance system that showed the man they had initially thought […]