Wed., January 1, 2014 2:30pm
Georgians who want to work in a licensed child-care center will have to pass a federal fingerprint background check starting January 1st. Currently,...
Tue., September 17, 2013 9:00am
State officials say they're cracking down on child care centers that have been issued safety violations. Department of Early Care and Learning...
Mon., July 1, 2013 1:00am
Georgia is trying to encourage childcare programs to improve their quality. The state has instituted a new rating system that goes public Monday with...
Fri., June 28, 2013 6:38am
Ratings for Georgia childcare programs go online July 1. The Quality Rated program is a voluntary assessment for daycares, preschools and after-...
Wed., May 1, 2013 4:53pm
A bill requiring stricter background checks for Georgia child care workers is now law, as are two pieces of legislation aimed at making it easier for...
Wed., May 1, 2013 9:00am
Gov. Nathan Deal is expected to sign a bill Wednesday that would bring major changes to child care centers across Georgia designed to improve child...
Fri., March 15, 2013 12:47pm
A state audit has found several cases of potential fraud and abuse in a $210 million-a-year program designed to help low-income parents cover their...
Wed., December 14, 2011 8:45am
Georgia's state Department of Early Care and Learning is preparing legislation to require background checks for all employees at state-licensed...
Mon., December 12, 2011 8:58am
State officials have failed to collect fines from nearly one in five child care providers who have been sanctioned for breaking rules, according to...
Mon., April 5, 2010 2:47pm
A new study finds most day care classrooms in Georgia give low quality care