After-school and summer programs are important for students, especially low-income students, because they provide students with things such as homework help, field trips, social support and meals, among other things. California’s subsidized after-school programs serve around 859,000 low-income students at 4,500 schools statewide. These programs are free to parents of low-income students and they are […]
Last year, the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) implemented the “Health For All Kids” law, which allowed California children under the age of 19 to receive full Medi-Cal Benefits, regardless of their immigration status. The benefits also cover dental care and mental health, which is far better than what they received before the […]
The National Research Center on Hispanic Children and Families released a study last month that shows that Latino families actually participate more in early care and education (ECE) programs than previously believed. The study focused on Hispanics in the Chicago area, but it provides some insight for other areas with a large Hispanic population. According […]
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