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Weekly News: November 13 – ECE and more!

11/13/19

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Weekly News: November 6 – ECE and more!

11/6/19

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Has Access to Quality Child Care Improved for Low-Income Working Families in Illinois?

11/1/19

From the Policy Shop of Teresa Ramos and Samir Tanna at Illinois Action for Children

We recently shared our findings on access to quality child care in Illinois from 2011 to 2016 to determine if the strategies implemented proved effective. In…

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Weekly News: October 30 – ECE and more!

10/30/19

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Weekly News: October 16 – ECE and more!

10/16/19

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Weekly News: October 9 – ECE and more!

10/9/19

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Weekly News: October 2 – ECE and more!

10/2/19

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How Illinois Is Trying To Rebuild Trust In Child Care Aid Program – NPR Bloomington

10/2/19

Child care experts across Illinois call these good first steps—in contrast to how neglected CCAP became in recent years. In July 2015, former Gov. Bruce Rauner’s administration significantly lowered the maximum income a family could make to qualify for CCAP. It only…

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Maria Whelan, President and CEO of Illinois Action for Children, Receives NBCDI’s 2019 Guardian Award

9/30/19

Chicago – Maria Whelan, President & CEO of Illinois Action for Children, was given the National Black Child Development Institute’s (NBCDI) 2019 Guardian Award at the NBCDI’s 49th Annual Conference tonight.

This award is presented to an individual who has shown…

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Weekly News: September 25 – ECE and more!

9/27/19

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