day care

School children on Capitol Boulevard
KBIA

Legislation pending before Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon would require new oversight of some unlicensed child care centers.

The legislation would require state workers to visit unlicensed facilities that receive federal money. It also would require the development of quality indicators that parents could use to evaluate the safety and caliber of child care centers.

House members debate day care bill

Mar 1, 2012

Legislation cracking down on unlicensed day care providers evoked emotional testimony in a House committee hearing.