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Mary Bethune Academy
2249 Halifax Street
Lynchburg, VA 24501
(434) 847-4221

Current Inspector: Victoria E Dawson (540) 309-2674

Inspection Date: March 1, 2016

Complaint Related: Yes

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-185 PHYSICAL PLANT.
22VAC40-185 STAFFING AND SUPERVISION.

Comments:
The licensing inspector conducted an unannounced complaint inspection in response to a complaint that was received by the licensing office on 1/29/2016. Interviews were conducted with staff relating to allegations that a staff member physically lifted a child by the arm and placed on the bus and used harsh language to the children in care. The information gathered during the investigation does not support the allegations, so the complaint is determined to be not valid.

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The online compliance history includes only information after July 1, 2003. In addition, the online compliance history includes information regarding adverse actions that may be the subject of a pending appeal. An adverse action is not final until a provider has exhausted or waived all due process rights. For compliance history prior to July 1, 2003, or information regarding the status of pending adverse actions, please contact the Licensing Inspector listed in the facility's information. The Virginia Department of Social Services (VDSS) is not responsible for any errors in or omissions from the compliance history information.

Virginia Quality is a voluntary quality rating and improvement system for early care and education facilities serving children ages birth through pre-K. Eligible child care facilities must be fully licensed, licensed exempt and a VDSS subsidy vendor, or a voluntary registered day home and a VDSS subsidy vendor. Only programs enrolled in Virginia Quality will display a rating. Virginia Quality contact information for your region is available at the following link Regional Contacts.

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