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Opportunity and consequences Article by Wednesday Journal / oakpark.com Opinion: Editorials Tuesday, November 27th, 2012 10:00 PM By Editorial  It is the ultimate collaboration: multiple units of local government investing our funds in our youngest and m...

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Everyone agrees: young children deserve high-quality care and education. Just as elementary and high school teachers have professional qualifications to educate our children, it is important that those who spend time with the very young are well-trained a...

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A “developmental screening” is a brief check that provides a snapshot of a child’s communication, motor, cognitive, self-help and social-emotional skills. A developmental screening can be completed by a doctor, a child care provider or other trained...

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For 35 consecutive years, the Oak Park Runner’s Club (OPRC) has hosted the Good Life Race, one of the most prestigious 5K race events in the Chicago area. The Race is a family friendly event that draws runners and walkers of all ages from the Oak Park ...

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“Baby can’t wait” is a phrase you hear often at the Collaboration for Early Childhood. A compelling body of research shows the vital role early experiences play in a child’s ability to grow up healthy and ready to succeed. The Collaboration f...

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The Collaboration has been selected as one of three Sugar Beet Co-op partners for January and February! When you shop at the Sugar Beet and bring a reusable bag, coffee mug, or bulk container for your purchases, you’ll receive a “Beet BuckR...

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Oak Leaves 2016 Good Life Race donates $25,000 to charity partners By Erin Vandenberg, Community Contributor The Oak Park Runners Club (OPRC) has announced a $25,000 gift of race proceeds from the Good Life Race in support of both the Collaboration for Ea...

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