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https://www2.illinois.gov/services/ISBE/school-construction
Find Information on School Construction
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The Illinois General Assembly passed the School Construction Law (Public Act 90-548) in December 1997 to address the shortage of classroom space due to population growth or aging buildings. ISBE and the Capital Development Board administer the grant program.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/ICCB/ged-online-learning
GED Online Learning (GED-i)
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The mission of the Illinois Community College Board, as the state coordinating board for community colleges, is to administer the Public Community College Act in a manner that maximizes the ability of the community colleges to serve their communities, promotes cooperation within the system, and accommodates those State of Illinois initiatives that are appropriate for community colleges. As an integral part of the state’s system of higher education, community colleges are committed to providing high-quality, accessible, and cost-effective educational opportunities for the individuals and communities they serve.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/CMS/trip
Teachers' Retirement Insurance Program
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Information on the Teachers' Retirement (health) Insurance Plan
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/ISBE/special-ed-services
Find Special Education Services Information
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Special Education Services assures that school districts’ programs and services for students with special needs meet state and federal requirements.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/ISBE/online-courses-educators
Online Professional Development Courses for Educators
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Illinois Virtual School provides educators with quality online professional development. Educators can use IVS to earn ISBE-approved professional development clock hours.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/ISBE/educator-licensure-information
Educator Licensure Information System (ELIS)
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ELIS allows all educators, administrators, district employees, licensure officers, ROEs, and the public to operate in one system. ELIS provides educators with a clear and streamlined process to apply for and maintain their credentials.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/ISBE/financial-reimbursement-information
Financial Reimbursement Information System (FRIS) Inquiry
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FRIS Inquiry is a view-only system that contains state and federal grant, expenditure, and disbursement information for all local education agencies that receive funding from the Illinois State Board of Education.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/IDHR/sexual-harassment-discrimination-helpline
Sexual Harassment & Discrimination Helpline
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You have a right to be free of sexual harassment in the work place, housing, educational or business environment. IDHR's sexual harrassment website provides the necessary resources and assistance in the filing of sexual harassment complaints.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/ISBE/english-learners
Find Information for English Learners
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Learn more about support services for students from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds who have been identified as English Learners.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/ISBE/resources-teachers
Find Resources for Teachers
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Educators can find resources to help students grow and achieve, including links to webpages organized by program area, a list of announcements and deadlines, and a list of frequently asked questions.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/ALPLM/submission-Journal-illinois-history
Submission to Journal of Illinois History
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Submission guidelines for publishing papers in the Journal of Illinois History. The articles, chosen by the journal’s editors and an advisory board, must present sound research that draws original conclusions about state history.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/ISAC/financial-aid
Financial Aid: Grants and Scholarships
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ISAC manages and administers numerous college financial aid and scholarship, and repayment programs on behalf of the state, including the Monetary Award Program (MAP), the largest grant program for low-income college students in the state. Visit ISAC.org or call our call center for information on eligibility and applications for state financial aid.

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https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/IDHR
Human Rights, Department of
The Department of Human Rights administers the Illinois Human Rights Act ("Act"). The Act prohibits discrimination in Illinois with respect to employment, financial credit, public accommodations and housing. The Act also prohibits sexual harassment in education.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/ISBE
Education, Board of
ISBE provides leadership and resources to achieve excellence across all Illinois districts through engaging stakeholders in formulating and advocating for policies that enhance education, empower districts, and ensure equitable outcomes for all students.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/ICCB
Community College Board, Illinois
In 1965, the Illinois General Assembly established the Illinois Community College Board to create a system of public community colleges that would be within easy reach of every resident.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/ALPLM
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum brings to life Abraham Lincoln’s story through immersive exhibits and displays of original artifacts.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/IBHE
Higher Education, Board of
Board of Higher Education's goal was to create an agency with the expertise, credibility, and statewide perspective to map an efficient and orderly course for the dramatic growth of higher education then underway.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/ELRB
Educational Labor Relations Board, Illinois
The IELRB is the state agency administering the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act, which establishes the right of educational employees to organize and bargain collectively.

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