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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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Weekly News: September 18 – ECE and more!

9/18/19

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Weekly News: September 11 – ECE and more!

9/11/19

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Weekly News: September 4 – ECE and more!

9/4/19

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Weekly News: August 28 – ECE and more!

8/28/19

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Lead in Water Puts All At Risk – Especially Infants and Young Children

8/23/19

Illinois Action for Children was featured in a recent story about the dangers of lead in water to young children and infants, and the mitigation efforts that Illinois has been engaged in. To read the full story, click here or…

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Weekly News: August 21 – ECE and more!

8/21/19

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