Illinois Gets $40M In Federal Funding For Early ChildhoodIllinois will get over $40 million in federal funding for early childhood programs over the next three years, according to Gov. J.B. Pritzker.
A Brighter Future For Brighton ParkChicago's Brighton Park neighborhood is in serious need of early childhood education resources.
Critics Slam Emanuel For School Closings, Campaign Ads On EducationThe Chicago Teachers Union, parents, and other critics on Thursday accused Mayor Rahm Emanuel of misleading the public when he trumpets his achievements in early childhood education.
Illinois Awarded $80 Million In Federal Funding For Early Childhood EducationThe state of Illinois has won $80 million in federal funding for early childhood education and experts say the impact down the road will be significant, reports WBBM's Mike Krauser.
Emanuel Announces Expansion In Early Education For Poverty Level KidsMayor Rahm Emanuel announced a new program Monday to bridge the early childhood education gap for poverty level inner city kids.
City Opening New Early Childhood Education Center On South SideThe center in Englewood, run by Metro Family Services, is a first for that community in many ways.
Chicago Expanding Pre-K Programs For Next FallAt a time when Chicago is planning to close dozens of public schools, the city is also expanding its pre-kindergarten program.
5 Best Educational Apps To DownloadEducation and technology are becoming increasingly integrated, and keeping up on all of the new educational applications for kids is important. One of the biggest struggles is not finding an app; it is finding the appropriate app.
City Unveils Plans For Pre-School Rating SystemParents of preschoolers will soon be able to research the performance of pre-kindergarten programs, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced on Wednesday.
State To Dedicate $270 Million To Pre-School EducationEducation experts say money for the youngest kids can pay off in the long run.
Advocates: Preschool Education Is KeyImproving education in Illinois has to start well before kindergarten, according to what a state House committee is hearing.