MONROE, La. (KNOE) Lynn Clark with the Children’s Coalition for Northeast Louisiana said it’s important to invest in early education for a child.

Lynn Clark with the Children’s Coalition of Northeast Louisiana said it’s important to invest in early education for a child. Source: (KNOE)

She said the waitlist for child care assistance in the state has gone down from thousands to hundreds, so it’s a good time for parents to apply.

“So it’s essential that we give our littlest learners the most support we can because that’s when the most brain development is happening,” Clark said.

Research from the Perry Preschool Project showed those who experienced a high-quality preschool program were more likely to

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