Center for Urban Research and Learning

Loyola University Chicago

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Creating Community Connections: A Neighborhood Approach For Improving Early Childhood Education Programs

(2001)

The Early Childhood Network of Edgewater & Rogers Park (ECN) was developed to test a model for improving services through a modest commitment of resources. The model proposes that one coordinator can network diverse child care providers throughout a neighborhood and maximize their ability to acquire the knowledge and resources necessary to improve and expand their programs.  CURL evaluated the program.

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