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Magnolia Day Care Center in Long Beach, N.Y. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

State Looking Into Safety, Welfare Violations At Long Beach Day Care Facility

Failure to report suspected child abuse or mistreatment is among the 21 violations the Magnolia Day Care Center has been accused of by the state.

04/03/2014

The New York state Capitol in Albany (credit: Getty Images)

New York Assembly Passes Bill For Paid Medical Leave, Affordable Child Care

New York’s Assembly has passed a series of bills intended to provide affordable child care, increase funding for child care subsidies and establish paid leave for medical emergencies, the birth or adoption of a child or to take care of a sick relative.

03/05/2014

FILE - A health worker prepares a flu shot. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

NYC Board Of Health Approves Flu Shot Mandate For Young Children

New York City’s Board of Health voted Wednesday in favor of the mandatory vaccine for children under 6. The initiative takes effect in 30 days and will be required for about 150,000 children.

12/11/2013

FILE - Children do arts and crafts at a day care center. (Photo by Alexandra Beier/Getty Images)

New NYC Program Lets Parents Take Out Loans For Day Care

There is now an option for parents to get their kids into some of the city’s top pre-kindergarten programs with loans just for day care.

08/05/2013

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Report: ‘Shocking’ Conditions In N.Y. Day Care Centers

State inspections found children isolated in closets, subjected to corporal punishment and humiliated in New York day care centers that saw little state oversight and enforcement, according to a report released by the state Senate’s Independent Democratic Conference.

05/31/2013

State Senators are proposing legislation that would warn parents about violations by city day care centers. (Credit CBS 2)

Report: Conditions At Some City Day Care Centers Could Put Your Child At Risk

Common violations included failure to properly screen workers for criminal records, not keeping areas clean, and not maintaining window guards.

05/16/2013

Congressman Steve Israel is calling for tax code reform to allow all working parents the same deduction for child care expenses. (credit: CBS 2)

L.I. Congressman Wants Bigger Child Care Tax Deduction For Working Families

There’s a new proposal to put more of the money you spend on child care back in your wallet.

04/08/2013

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Couple Accused Of Trying To Set Up Day Care To Drug, Molest Children

Authorities said a Brooklyn couple set out to open a babysitting business where they would drug and molest the children in their care.

03/20/2013

FILE - Children do arts and crafts at a day care center. (Photo by Alexandra Beier/Getty Images)

Prosecutors: FDNY Inspector Accused Of Accepting Bribes To Ignore Safety Violations At Day Cares

Prosecutors say FDNY Supervising Inspector Carlos Montoya was arrested on charges he played a role in a $1 million day care fraud scheme.

01/07/2012

Cocaine (credit: CBS 2)

Dad Gets Probation In Day Care Cocaine Case

A man whose 4-year-old son took a bag of cocaine to day care is avoiding a prison sentence.

12/30/2010

Death Of Toddler At N.J. Day Care Ruled Accident

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Officials say the death of a toddler at a New Jersey day care center was an accident. Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce Kaplan announced on Friday the 17-month-old boy became trapped […]

10/29/2010

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A Guide To Choosing A Day Care Center In NYC

In an effort to guide you through the potential minefield of selecting a daycare center in the Big Apple, CBS New York has some tips on how to choose a good day care.

CBS New York–10/12/2010