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Financial Problems Close Three Kanawha County Daycares

February 19, 2014

Charleston Gazette – Citing financial problems, three Kanawha County daycare facilities will close next month. Read

The West Virginia Public Employees Daycare, the Shawnee Daycare and the Elk Center Daycare announced Tuesday they will end services by March 28 or sooner.

The daycare centers, which currently serve 120 students and have 40 people on staff, have operated at a loss for the past several years, and since the school year started, have lost about $65,000, according to Bob Calhoun, Kanawha County Schools Executive Director of Elementary Education.