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A Collaboration that works Wednesday Journal / oakpark.com Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 12:44 PM Opinion: Editorials Our Views It is often said, usually just before nothing is done, that the best investment our society can make in its future is in early ch...

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Gains reported in early childhood support Collaboration touts hike in screenings, access to resources Wednesday Journal / oakpark.com Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 3:36 PM By Michael Romain Staff Reporter Four years after three taxing bodies in Oak Park poo...

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As of today, it appears likely that the Illinois General Assembly will pass a six-month spending plan that does not include any new revenue. Legislators are beginning to understand that Illinoisans are tired of the budget standoff that is increasingly dam...

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From the Responsible Budget Coalition: We Need a Fully Funded Budget Before July 1 Illinois cannot afford to enter a second year without a budget. The budget impasse impacts young children and their families, from child care assistance to developmental s...

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First collect the data Opinion: Editorials Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 11:31 AM Article by Wednesday Journal / oakpark.com From Day One it has been clear that the Collaboration for Early Childhood was attempting to build something brand new. When the Oak Park...

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