The only positive is that the State of Illinois is truly starting to hit bottom. Maybe leaders will finally start to take some bold actions??
This situation is a total disgrace. The state is forcing many small child care centers to decide — either mortgage everything and gamble that the state will eventually catch up on payments, or close down now and stop serving their good customers — hard working low-income families who are paying a portion of the child care, but cannot afford the full freight without a subsidy.
Over 100 parents from Chicago Commons will be going to Springfield on May 16th to say something about all of this.