June 20, 2024 / 3:00 pm

A Unified Agency: Making Access to Early Childhood Simpler, FairerBetter,

The Illinois General Assembly has passed legislation creating the Department of Early Childhood, a cabinet-level State agency that will administer programs for young children that are currently spread across three agencies. This change will impact programs that serve children in schools, early childhood centers, family childcare, and through home visits. Join this conversation with Forefront on the important work getting underday.

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