For Immediate Release: 04.09.22
Contact: Wendy Cullitan , Director of Marketing & Communications, (847) 337-4461 or Michael Kim , Director of Policy, 617-717-7325
ILLINOIS ACTION FOR CHILDREN RESPONDS TO THE ILLINOIS GENERAL ASSEMBLY FY 2023 BUDGET
Chicago … Today, the Illinois General Assembly passed a state budget that included some important investments for early care and education. Illinois Action for Children (IAFC) applauds the increased funding to the Early Childhood Block Grant (10%), Early Intervention (6.4%), and home visiting programs (6%).
Advocates had been asking for a 10 percent increase to four early childhood ...