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Southside in the News

In Phase 2, these Louisiana businesses are reopening, but they say 'protocols are a strain'

Southside Child Development Center is prepared to increase capacity and even hire more workers to meet an influx of demand as employees return to their offices.

June 1, 2020

Child care facilities await 'Phase Two' of reopening plan in hopes of more business

Southside Child Development Center Owner and Director discusses the crucial role child care facilities play in the economy. As social infrastructure, early childhood education comprises the backbone of the workforce.


May 29, 2020

Less than 1 of 3 early learning centers remain open amid coronavirus

Southside Child Development Center one of only 31% of publicly licensed early learning centers to remain open amid the outbreak of the coronavirus.

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April 7, 2020

Baton Rouge, New Orleans area People in Business for March 29, 2020

Southside Child Development Center Owner and Director, Elizabeth Andry, has been named to the board of directors of the Childcare Association of Louisiana.

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March 29, 2020

After schools close, Baton Rouge child care centers trying to stay open during coronavirus outbreak

Baton Rouge area day care centers and preschools are taking steps to remain open and continue serving parents, especially healthcare workers and first responders whose services are more vital than ever during the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. 


March 16, 2020

Why some Louisiana early learning centers prepped to stay open amid coronavirus threat, school closures

Despite the closing of public schools statewide because of coronavirus, operators of some early learning centers said Friday they plan to remain open and are taking extraordinary steps to ensure that classes stay clean for Louisiana's youngest students.


March 13, 2020

State lawmakers tour child development center ahead of budget debate on education funding

Ahead of the legislative debate, Baton Rouge area lawmakers Wednesday got a chance to tour a child development center to see what children from six weeks to age 5 do all day, including Spanish instruction as early as 18 months.


February 12, 2020

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