Early Learning Coalition
On average, 38 children die in hot cars every year. Broward Copunty commissioners and child advocates are taking steps to prevent incidents where parents accidentally leave their young children in hot cars.
The death of 22-month-old Dominicue Andrews has renewed calls for more safety procedures to prevent another tragedy like Dominciue’s. Because of the death, a program created in South Florida to help save children’s live has just been expanded.
Children’s advocates in Florida are ramping up their calls for cuts to early childhood education and daycare programs to be reversed. The budget approved by the legislature reduces funding to the Voluntary Pre-K and School Readiness programs by nearly $90 million.