Hispanic Children’s Participation in Early Care and Education: A Look at Utilization Patterns of Chicago’s Publicly Funded Programs

Apr 25, 2017
Michael López,
Todd Grindal,
Wladimir Zanoni,
Robert Goerge

In this brief, we examine the rates of participation in Chicago’s publicly funded center- and home-based early care and education for low-income Hispanic and non-Hispanic 3- and 4-year-olds. We found that more than 4 out of 5 low-income Hispanic kids are enrolled in preschool, rates similar to those of their non-Hispanic peers.

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Michael López
Todd Grindal
Wladimir Zanoni
Robert Goerge