We've moved! Come join us at Watchdog Arena, where you'll continue to find the same quality articles that expose waste, fraud and abuse as well as examine policy issues at all levels of government.

Please visit our new home and follow us on social media: Facebook & Twitter

Get Involved!

Sign up as a Citizen Journalist and get involved in Information Activism.

Sign Up for Watchdog Updates!

MD Ed Dept. Failed To Follow Up On Criminal Background Checks for Child Care Employees

Missed Inspections and Reviews

February 27, 2013

Maryland’s education department failed to keep track of critical criminal background checks for state child care center employees. A legislative of audit of the Maryland State Department of Education found that MSDE did not adequately follow up on required criminal background checks alerts, failed to conduct required inspections of child care facilities, and did not perform timely reviews of the state‚Äôs child care subsidy eligibility requirements.

Login