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‘Educare New Orleans’ A Poster Program For Closing The Education Gap

Education — as a tool to break the cycle of poverty and as a community anchor — is at the center of the redevelopment that’s bringing families back to a New Orleans neighborhood. In October, a $9 million early childhood education “showroom” opened.I nside, 150 infants, toddlers and preschoolers are being cared for in the newest program operated by Educare, a national organization that is succeeding at closing the school readiness gap between impoverished children and their more affluent peers.