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Weekly News: April 1 – ECE and more!

4/1/20

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Weekly News: March 25 – ECE and more!

3/25/20

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Weekly News: March 18 – ECE and more!

3/18/20

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UPDATE: IAFC Operations During COVID-19

3/17/20

Illinois Action for Children (IAFC) continues to monitor and evaluate the rapidly-evolving situation with COVID-19 in Chicago and throughout Illinois. IAFCs number one priority is the health and safety of our staff and the children, families, and child care providers…

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Chicago Public Radio Covers IAFC Report on Child Care

3/13/20

WBEZ Chicago Public Radio’s Reset program featured Illinois Action for Children’s new report “Searching for Child Care: Stories of Cook County Mothers” on Thursday, as host Jenn White talked to IAFCs Marcia Stoll and Samir Tanna about the child care challenges…

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Weekly News: March 11 – ECE and more!

3/12/20

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IAFC Research Report Featured on Public Radio

3/5/20

Marcia Stoll, co-author of the new Illinois Action for Children research report Searching for Child Care: Stories of Cook County Mothers, spoke with Public News Service about the challenges mothers face in finding child care. You can listen here, or read the article…

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Weekly News: March 4 – ECE and more!

3/4/20

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‘Public Charge’ Regulation to Take Effect in Illinois

2/27/20

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled to remove the Illinois statewide injunction (legal block) against the federal ‘public charge’ rule. This means that the ‘public charge’ inadmissibility rule, in which someone can be denied a visa or green card if federal…

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Weekly News: February 26 – ECE and more!

2/26/20

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