Southside in the News
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
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