The school year will be over soon, and many parents rely on summer camps for child care while their kids are out of school. Safety is always a primary concern for parents when deciding who should care for their children. Many parents assume that everyone who works with kids is required to undergo a background…

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Hiring a nanny is a necessity for many parents, but it can be a source of anxiety. You want to choose someone who is experienced, who shares your philosophy on childrearing, and who can build a strong relationship with your children. You also need to do your due diligence to make sure you hire someone…

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Earlier this year, federal legislation was introduced that would impact how school bus drivers are hired. It all comes down to background checks. It’s called The Safety for the Schoolchildren Act. The legislation would instruct all states and school districts nationwide to obtain FBI background checks on all new job applicants, including potential school bus…

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One company began the year by making news about background checks. It’s ending the year in much the same way. Uber, the online rider-sharing service, once again says it is beefing up background checks for its drivers. This will be done in an effort to improve and increase passenger safety. One company official admits there…

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Something new is taking place for school bus drivers in one area of the country. They will soon have to undergo background checks. It’s happening in Aiken County, South Carolina. Public school officials say potential school bus drivers will be subject to driving and criminal-history checks. This comes in the wake of several DUI arrests…

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A new background check system implemented in Massachusetts is prompting plenty of questions. The new standard for schools in Wareham, Massachusetts asks that schools adopt a new background check policy for certain individuals who interact with schools in various capacities. These means people who are not teachers but still have contact with the school. This…

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