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Two reports endorse investment in early childhood education Two reports endorse investment in early childhood education

Two reports endorse investment in early childhood education

A pair of reports released this week offered supporting arguments for one of Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s top priorities: increasing investment in early childhood education. Both reports, use data from the Illinois State Department of Education that shows roughly three-quarters of all students entering kindergarten in Illinois lack necessary school readiness skills .

Welch urges Senate passage of corporate board diversity bill Welch urges Senate passage of corporate board diversity bill

Welch urges Senate passage of corporate board diversity bill

State Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch urged the Illinois Senate on Tuesday to act quickly on his bill that would require all publicly-traded corporations headquartered in Illinois to have at least one African-American and one woman on their boards of directors.

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