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Illinois Cares for Kids Website Now Available

The Illinois Cares for Kids website is now available to ...
Search Database

Search Database

Start here! This is the quickest way to access a ...
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Kindergarten Individual Development Survey (KIDS)

The charts below are part of the Illinois Early Childhood Dashboard section ...
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Infant/Toddler Slots

The map below is part of the Illinois Early Childhood Dashboard section ...
Map and charts showing enrollment slots designated for home visiting programs in Illinois in 2019

Home Visiting Slots

The map below is part of the Illinois Early Childhood Dashboard section ...
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Governor Signs FY2022 State Budget into Law

Governor Pritzker signed the FY2022 state budget into law on ...
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Illinois General Assembly Passes Education Omnibus Bill

The Illinois General Assembly has passed HB2170, a bill designed ...
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Low-Income Student Enrollment in Illinois Public Schools, 2006-2020

This interactive chart shows low-income student enrollment in Illinois public ...
Illinois Action for Children Releases Early Care and Education Policy Agenda

Illinois Action for Children Releases Early Care and Education Policy Agenda

Illinois Action for Children's Sylvia Cotton Center for Research and ...
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What is ExceleRate Illinois? A Q&A with Toni Porter from INCCRRA

Have you ever wondered what a child care program’s Circle ...
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Head Start 2019: Funded Enrollment and Number of Sites by County

Total number of children that Head Start Programs in the ...
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Overview: The Early Learning Landscape in Illinois Six Months into the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Governor’s Office of Early Childhood Development (GOECD), the Illinois ...
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Updated: Illinois Early Care and Education Services Map

Our updated interactive map shows early care and education services ...
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Our Latest Data Updates

Now available on IECAM's online database — the latest data ...
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New from ISBE: Learning Recommendations for 2020-21 School Year

The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) has released recommendations ...
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Free Posters Now Available

Our infographic laying out age eligibility, funding streams, and administering ...
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Child Find Project

IECAM has been working with the Child Find Project in ...
Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV)

Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV)

Latest data: FY2019 (July 1 , 2018 – June 30, ...
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Infographic: Illinois Publicly Funded Early Childhood Programs

This new infographic lays out age eligibility, funding streams, and ...
Students with IEPs (PFA, K, 1, 2, 3)

Students with IEPs (PFA, K, 1, 2, 3)

Students who receive services in accordance with their Individualized Education ...
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Illinois Report Card: Public PreK Enrollment in Illinois on the Rise

Public PreK enrollment in Illinois is on the rise in ...
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More Illinois Families Now Eligible for Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP)

The Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) has relaxed the ...
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New Resources Provide Strategies to Improve Transition into Kindergarten

Two new resources from New America are now available to ...
Fiscal Mapping for Early Childhood Services: How-To Guide and Data Collection Tool

Fiscal Mapping for Early Childhood Services: How-To Guide and Data Collection Tool

One way to tackle the challenges associated with multiple funding ...
Study of Migrant and Seasonal Head Start Programs Released

Study of Migrant and Seasonal Head Start Programs Released

A new study conducted by Abt Associates is offering an ...
Good News for Illinois Early Intervention Providers: IDHS Increases Reimbursement Rates for FY20

Good News for Illinois Early Intervention Providers: IDHS Increases Reimbursement Rates for FY20

After several years of budget cuts, Illinois early intervention providers ...
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Child Care and Early Education Equity Action Agenda Released

CLASP has released a state action agenda describing key state ...
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Migrant and Seasonal Head Start Delegate Agencies

Agencies or organizations that have received grants, or that work ...
Distribution of Preschool for All Across Illinois

Distribution of Preschool for All Across Illinois

Illinois has a strong history of providing early childhood services, ...
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IDHS evidence-based home visiting models

Data by Illinois county on the number of children served ...
PFA Site List

PFA Site List

These files list PFA sites with addresses and proposed capacity ...
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Head Start & Early Head Start Grantees

Agencies or organizations that contract with the Office of Head ...
Licensed Child Care Centers in ExceleRate program

Licensed Child Care Centers in ExceleRate program

Latest data: FY2020 (July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020) ...
IDHS Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP)

IDHS Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP)

Latest data: FY2020 (July 1, 2019–June 30, 2020) The Illinois ...
Before and After School Care

Before and After School Care

Before and After School Care by fiscal year (July 1 ...
License-Exempt Child Care Centers

License-Exempt Child Care Centers

Latest data: FY2020 (July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020) ...
Licensed Child Care Centers

Licensed Child Care Centers

Latest data: FY2020 (July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020) ...
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Migrant and Seasonal Head Start

This federally-funded program serves children and families living at the ...
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Head Start

This federally-funded program serves children and families living at the ...
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Early Head Start

This federally-funded program serves children and families living at the ...
IDHS Early Intervention Program

IDHS Early Intervention Program

Latest data: FY2020 (FY2007 through FY 2020 with the exception ...
ISBE Prevention Initiative 0–3

ISBE Prevention Initiative 0–3

Latest data: FY2020 (July 1, 2019–June 30, 2020; school year ...
ISBE Preschool For All (PFA)

ISBE Preschool For All (PFA)

Latest data: FY2020 (July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020; ...
ISBE Preschool For All Expansion (PFAE)

ISBE Preschool For All Expansion (PFAE)

Latest data: FY 2020 (July 1, 2019–June 30, 2020; school ...
IDHS Home Visiting Programs

IDHS Home Visiting Programs

Provides definitions and descriptions of the programs funded by IDHS ...
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About Head Start Programs

This federally-funded program serves children and families living at the ...
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Children in Medical Assistance Programs

Children from birth through age 18 enrolled in Medicaid, Children's ...
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Health Insurance

IECAM reports the number and percent of children (age 0-18) ...
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IDHS Early Intervention

The number of children from birth through age 2 enrolled ...
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ISBE Prevention Initiative

Maps (by year): FY2014, FY2015 Source of data: ISBE Division ...
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Students by Race/Ethnicity (Preschool for All–Grade 3)

Spreadsheets (by year): FY2016: county Maps (by year): FY2016: county ...
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Children With IEPs in PFA, K, and Grades 1, 2, 3

Spreadsheets (by year): 2015-latest available data: County (Children with IEPs ...
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Students who are LEP

Students who are limited English proficient (LEP) in PFA, K, ...
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Kindergarten Students Reported as Homeless

Number and percent of kindergarten students reported as homeless. Note: ...