- Associated Press - Friday, May 27, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) - New York City will require licensed child-care centers to post a “performance summary card” with information such as the number of times the program has been suspended in the last three years.

Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday that 2,300 child-care center will be required to post the cards near their entrances.

Information on the cards will include the number of children allowed at the facility and the number of health code violations compared with the citywide average.

The city Health Department will implement the program.

The Health Department has issued letter grades to restaurants since 2010. Department officials say that as with restaurants, posting the inspection information will spur child-care centers to improve their performance.

The requirement will not apply to family-based child-care sites.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide