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Biden Releasing $39 Billion for Early Childhood Educators and Care Providers

The Biden Administration has announced the release of $39 billion ...
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2020 Early Childhood Workforce Index Released

The Center for the Study of Child Care Employment (CSCCE) ...
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Early Childhood Apprenticeship Bills Progressing in Congress

Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the bipartisan ...
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From Our Corner: Early Care and Education in the Age of COVID-19

Illinois early childhood expert Dr. Rebecca Swartz responds to a ...
Title in orange block letters: Unifying Framework for the Early Childhood Profession

Early Childhood Task Force Establishes Professional Standards

For the first time ever, early childhood educators have collectively ...
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 ...
National Head Start Association Launches New Online Community

National Head Start Association Launches New Online Community

The National Head Start Association has launched a new online ...
Early Childhood Workforce Index Map Shows Earnings By State

Early Childhood Workforce Index Map Shows Earnings By State

How much are early childhood personnel earning across the country? ...