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Governor’s Office Launches Racial Equity Webpage

The Governor's Office of Early Childhood Development (GOECD) has launched ...
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IECAM “Slot Gap” Data Cited to Show Child Care Shortage

The Illinois Early Childhood Asset Map (IECAM) was recently featured ...
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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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New Study Shows Full-Day Pre-K Access and Enrollment Increased After Chicago Enacted Policy Changes

Policy changes to Chicago’s school-based pre-k system resulted in greater ...
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GOECD Shares Resources on Racism, Racial Equity, and Diversity

The Governor's Office of Early Childhood Development (GOECD) has put ...
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Police Use of Force Database Would Ensure a More Equitable Future

The past few months have been challenging for families all ...
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PFA Equity Report Suggests Moving to Need-Based Formula

A recently released equity analysis from Illinois Action for Children ...
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Child Care and Early Education Equity Action Agenda Released

CLASP has released a state action agenda describing key state ...
Cover of IFF Report: Access and Quality for Ilinois Children

IFF Statewide Early Childhood Education Needs Assessment Released

A new report from IFF takes a look at disparities ...