Big changes are coming for local daycare centers and providers.
Among them, a regulation that all current employees go through a background check process again. While there doesn’t seem to be a downside to re-checking backgrounds from a safety standpoint, providers tell News10NBC there may be some unintended consequences for parents.
Susan Johnson has been a licensed in-home daycare provider in Greece for 13 years.
“Watching kids has been awesome for me because I’ve been able to raise my own children as a single parent and to be home with them,” said Johnson. “Then I stayed with it because I love the kids.”