Area law enforcement: boost early childhood education

Apr 23, 2014

Area law enforcement officials are calling on the state to boost its funding for early childhood education.  Peoria County Sheriff Mike McCoy, State’s Attorney Jerry Brady and other police chiefs worked with the ‘Fight Crime, Invest In Kids’ group to release a report detailing the need for more funding.  McCoy says more child care assistance money could help keep people out of jail in the future:

A state push for more early childhood education

Apr 15, 2014

As Illinois navigated the economic downturn, lawmakers made lots of cuts including to early childhood education.