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Weekly News: July 17 – ECE and more!

7/17/19

Read the top stories in early care and education (and more) for the week of July 17:

eAdvocate: Federal Policy Updates and more!

7/16/19

Happy summer, early learning advocates! This issue will focus on some of the recent legislative proposals coming out of Washington D.C. related to early childhood programs and services. Read more:

Child Care Assistance Program Policy Updates – Good News!

7/10/19

As of July 1, 2019 the Illinois Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) made policy changes that will help families start and continue to receive financial help for quality child care programs! CCAP is a child care subsidy program for income-eligible…

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Weekly News: July 10 – ECE and more!

7/10/19

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Weekly News: July 3 – ECE and more!

7/3/19

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Census Stirs Fears Regardless of Court Ruling: BGA/Crain’s Chicago Business

6/28/19

HUGH DELLIOS Better Government Association/Crain’s Chicago Business

Even as the Supreme Court throws a census citizenship question into doubt, experts and families with undocumented members say immigrants already are less likely to participate in the 2020 headcount — with enormous financial…

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Corte Suprema Bloquea Pregunta Que Dañará Niños, Familias del Censo 2020

6/27/19

Chicago­ – Hoy, en una decisión 5-4,  La Corte Suprema de Justicia de EE.UU. decidió bloquear la pregunta de ciudadanía– que no ha sido comprobada­– en el Censo 2020, con la advertencia que el caso va ser revisada por las…

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Supreme Court Blocks Harmful Question from 2020 Census

6/27/19

Chicago – Today, in a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled to block an untested citizenship question onto the 2020 Census—with the caveat that the case will be sent back to the lower courts for additional arguments.

This question—which asks…

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Weekly News: June 26 – ECE and more!

6/26/19

Read the top stories in early care and education (and more) for the week of June 26:

More Needs to be Done to Get Illinois’ Kids Kindergarten-Ready: Report

6/25/19

Chicago – The second KIDS Kindergarten-Readiness Report reveals the glaring need to improve access to—and the quality of—child care and preschool in Illinois.

As an organization that operates high-quality early learning programs throughout Chicago’s South and West Suburbs, Illinois Action for…

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