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In Chicago, High Rates of Preschool Enrollment for Low-Income Hispanic Kids

April 25, 2017

Studies have long found that young Hispanic children are consistently less likely than their non-Hispanic peers to enroll in preschool. However, a new report from the National Research Center on Hispanic Children & Families finds that 83 percent of low-income Hispanic children participated in some form of publicly funded center-based or home-based early childhood education. This rate is similar to that of their non-Hispanic peers.

Read more about these and other surprising findings in the new report, Hispanic Children’s Participation in Early Care and Education: A Look at Utilization Patterns of Chicago’s Publicly Funded Programs.