"The Children’s Cabinet will formulate a strategic vision for the education and well-being of children and families across Illinois. That vision will include ideas to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the State by reducing bureaucracy and ensuring State agencies are meeting benchmarks. The Children’s Cabinet will facilitate strategic partnerships both inside State government as well as with schools and private organizations. Through these partnerships, the Children’s Cabinet will promote awareness of major children’s issues and work to increase the transparency surrounding the State’s work on these issues. In addition, the Children’s Cabinet will provide funding and policy recommendations to the General Assembly."