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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Gov. Bruce Rauner expands child care eligibility amid budget negotiations

November 12, 2015

After making cuts to state-funded child care eligibility at the beginning of July, Gov. Bruce Rauner expanded the scope of the program Monday, allowing child care centers in Evanston to provide services...

Panelists from the Illinois Senate, Childcare Network of Evanston and Illinois Action for Children discuss the child care funding crisis in Illinois. The state recently ceased funding the Child Care Assistance Fund.

Illinois debt may prevent child care centers from taking on new families

February 27, 2015

State Sen. Daniel Biss (D-Evanston) and representatives from the Childcare Network of Evanston and Illinois Action for Children said Thursday that the recent stoppage of state funds for child care centers...

Evanston child care funding stalls with $300 million state deficit looming

February 5, 2015

State funding will likely freeze for local child care programs as a $300 million deficit in program funding looms. State funding for the Childcare Network of Evanston could be in jeopardy because no...

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