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Weekly News: May 15 – ECE and more!

5/15/19

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Weekly News: May 8 – ECE and more!

5/8/19

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IDHS Alert: April CCAP Certificates Delayed

5/2/19

ALERT from the Illinois Department of Human Services to CCAP Providers regarding April certificates:

The Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) reports some April certificates are delayed. IDHS expects that all providers should receive their certificates by this Friday, May 3rd.

If…

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Weekly News: May 1 – ECE and more!

5/1/19

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Back payment notification

4/25/19

The State of Illinois and SEIU, the union representing CCAP home child care providers, recently reached an agreement on implementation of a 4.26% increase in the child care payment rates for home child care providers. Pursuant to the agreement between…

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Weekly News: April 24 – ECE and more!

4/24/19

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Weekly News: April 17 – ECE and more!

4/17/19

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Weekly News: April 10 – ECE and more!

4/10/19

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The ABCs of Building Preschools

4/8/19

The ABCs of Building Preschools – NPR Illinois

About 200 advocates for early childhood education programs filled the Illinois statehouse recently.

The advocates want  $250 million dollars from an infrastructure spending plan for child care facilities around the state. That’s a big boost from the  $45 million  they got…

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Illinois Action for Children: 50 Years of Impact

4/5/19

Illinois Action for Children: 50 Years of Impact

The agency is celebrating its 50th Anniversary this year, but only began operating its own early learning facilities in the last five years. IAFC currently operates four Head Start and Early Head Start programs in…

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