Early Learning Coalition of Hillsborough County

Industry Articles

ELCHC specializes in the funding and delivery of quality early childhood care and education and after-school programs and services to the children and families of Hillsborough County.

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Free Online Program Helps Kids Get Preschool-Ready

July 1, 2015| Bay News 9

The Early Learning Coalition of Hillsborough County (ELCHC) launched a unique new parent engagement tool called “Ready Rosie” to help get Hillsborough County kids ready for preschool.

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Child Care Is Biggest Expense For A Growing Number of Families

June 29, 2015| Forbes Magazine

More working families than ever are spending more of their income on child care than any other household expense. For many parents the cost is greater than housing, transportation or utilities.

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Preschool Suspension and Expulsion: Root Causes and Solutions

June 30, 2015| Education Week

Preschool children are expelled from early-childhood programs at higher rates than children in elementary and secondary school, with black children and  boys bearing the brunt of that particular form of discipline.

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