Pulse – Daycare Dangers Special
ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – This week’s Pulse of St. Louis focuses on Daycares in St. Louis. Investigative reporter Chris Hayes has dug ups one dirt on Missouri daycares violating state code in taking care of kids.
According to the report:
We found Daycare Dangers is a problem without boundaries. It’s not only in the City, but also in the suburbs. It’s in private homes and big fancy centers.
In one example, we found video of an assault inside Mary Margaret Daycare and Learning Center in South City. It shows the aftermath of a childcare worker who called her brother to settle a score with another worker. The assault played out right in front of the kids. You can see a man slam a daycare worker to the floor and grab a chair to smash her with it. Kids appear to to watch everything, yet they’re virtually ignored until the melee ends. The daycare director and another worker later whisk them away.