At least one child care center in Washington State is getting rid of its swings in an effort to bolster its kids' scores on the state's "Early Achievers" test. If the kids' scores go up, so do the subsidies the state provides. But if they go down, watch out. Support goes down too. Washington State's
The owner of the Canadian day care center said to have its kids wearing helmets on the playground is saying the Global News misunderstood him. Mircea Bailesteanu, owner Edmonton's Cambridge Daycare, was just interviewed on The Linda Steele Show. She asked if kids really had to wear helmets on the playground so they wouldn't trip and
If you could go back 50 years, you'd see almost no kids wearing helmets as they zoomed around on bikes. So who knows if, 50 years from now, bareheaded kids on the playground circa 2018 might look crazily unprotected. If so, we may have one particular daycare in Canada to thank for igniting the trend.