Children at risk: Unregulated day care in Virginia

Warning signs of a risky day care

In Virginia’s unregulated child-care industry, providers face no inspections, training or background checks. A Washington Post investigation found that 60 children have died in Virginia day cares since 2004. Below, learn what to look for when determining whether a day care poses risks to children.

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SOURCES: State regulations and interviews. GRAPHIC: Lazaro Gamio and Amy Brittain - The Washington Post. Published Aug. 30, 2014.