Moving Closer to Universal Preschool

The Gov's State of the State wasn't all keno and construction, according to early childhood advocates at the Ounce of Prevention Fund:

"Anticipation mounted last week as Governor Rod Blagojevich used his State of
the State address to say he will announce a major early childhood initiative as
part of his FY07 budget, which will be presented to the legislature on February
childhood funding has grown by $90 million under Blagojevich, bringing Illinois
into the epicenter of a growing national preschool movement."

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