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COVID-19 Information & Resources from the Governor’s Office of Early Childhood Development

The Governor's Office of Early Childhood Development (GOECD) has developed ...
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2020 Illinois Early Learning Council Annual Report

The Governor's Office of Early Childhood Development (GOECD) has released ...
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Early Childhood Funding Commission Releases Report

The Illinois Commission on Equitable Early Childhood Education and Care ...
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P-20 Council Releases Learning Renewal Resource Guide

This week the Governor's Office announced that Illinois K-12 districts ...
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GOECD Launches Pilot Program to Support Rural Child Care Providers

The Illinois Governor's Office of Early Childhood Development (GOECD) has ...
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Governor Pritzker Signs Education Bill (HB 2170)

Governor Pritzker has signed the Education and Workforce Equity Act ...
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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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Illinois Child Care Group Sizes and Ratios Restored to Pre-Pandemic Levels

News from the Governor's Office of Early Childhood Development: Group ...
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Governor Announces Additional Funding for Illinois Child Care Providers

Governor Pritzker is directing additional funding to support child care ...
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Draft Recommendations from the Illinois Early Childhood Funding Commission

During a virtual town hall meeting this month, members of ...
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Infographic: What Data Can Tell Us About COVID-19 and Child Care

The Governor's Office of Early Childhood Education (GOECD) is providing ...
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Illinois Early Learning Council Annual Report Available

The 2019 annual report of the Illinois Early Learning Council ...
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Governor Pritzker Announces $156M in Funding to Child Care Providers Across State

Governor Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) ...
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Revised Guidance for Home Visiting, Doula, & Coordinated Intake

The Governor's Office of Early Childhood Development, in partnership with ...
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Governor Pritzker Dedicates $10M in Emergency Relief Funds to Early Childhood Programs

This week Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced that public schools across ...
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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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Key Early Care and Education Resources for Parents & Providers During the COVID-19 Crisis

Early care and education information for essential worker parents and ...
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Early Choices Releases Strategic Plan Report for Birth to 5 Inclusion

A new report gathers existing reports and data related to ...
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Illinois to Pick Up Child Care Tab for Essential Workers

Note: the information in this article is from April 2020 ...
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IECAM Contributes Data Expertise to Prenatal to Three Initiative

The Illinois Early Childhood Asset Map (IECAM) recently participated in ...
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Pritzker Increases Funding for Early Childhood Progams in FY21 Budget

While the new budget does provide for increased funding for ...
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Illinois to Receive $40 Million in Federal Funding for Early Childhood Programs

The Governor's Office announced over the holidays that the state ...