OEL releases annual report, coalitions collect artwork for Children's Week and more news in the January Early Learning Update.
The Office of Early Learning released its 2016-2017 annual report in December, showing a year of progress toward more initiatives to improve access and quality of early education for Florida's young children. With Children's Week and the annual "Hanging of the Hands," coming up on Jan. 21, coalitions have been sharing pictures of the hand artwork they've received from preschools and child care centers. The Early Learning Coalition of Polk County has started a partnership with the Nurse-Family
Partnership to assist first-time moms in poverty. Read this and more in the January Early Learning Update.