Approximately 70 percent of Lubbock families with children 6 and under have both parents in the workforce. Single mothers run the household for more than one-third of all children 6 and under in Lubbock. In both cases, these children are likely being cared for outside of the home. Last month, CHILDREN AT RISK, non-profit organization leading the way to improving the quality of life for Texas’ children, addressed the needs of Lubbock’s working families and the importance of high quality early education. They also unveiled preliminary research findings of The Early Investment Project.
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