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https://www2.illinois.gov/education/students/IEMA/ema-training-application
Emergency Management Agency Training Application
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Training is critical for effective emergency response. This page provides links for training course registration and tracking.
https://www2.illinois.gov/education/students/ISBE/online-courses-5-12
Online Courses for Students in Grades 5-12
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The Illinois Virtual School provides students with access to a variety of online courses while staying enrolled in their current school. Students can utilize IVS for credit recovery or full service courses taught by Illinois licensed, quality instructors.
https://www2.illinois.gov/education/parents/ISBE/view-report-cards
View School Report Cards
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ISBE's Illinois Report Card provides families, educators, and communities with an annual informational snapshot of public schools across Illinois. Find school state-, district-, and school-level data on academic performance, school environment, educators, students, and highlights provided by principals.
https://www2.illinois.gov/education/educators/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/education/parents/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.
https://www2.illinois.gov/education/learning-resources/ALPLM/alplm-foundation-membership
Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum Foundation Membership & Donations
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The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation supports the educational and cultural programming of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum; fosters Lincoln scholarship through the acquisition and publication of documentary materials relating to Lincoln and his era; and promotes a greater appreciation of history through exhibits, conferences, publications, online services, and other activities designed to promote historical literacy. 
https://www2.illinois.gov/education/parents/ISBE/home-school
Home School My Child
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Find information on home schooling in Illinois and ISBE’s optional home schooling registration form.
https://www2.illinois.gov/education/parents/ISBE/isa
Find Information on the Illinois Science Assessment (ISA)
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Illinois administers a federally required science assessment to all students in fifth and eighth grades and after taking Biology I at the high school level. The Illinois Science Assessment aligns with the Next Generation Science Standards and the Illinois Learning Standards for Science.
https://www2.illinois.gov/education/parents/ISBE/legislation-schools
Find Legislation Regarding Illinois Schools
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The Illinois State Board of Education advocates for policies that enhance education, empower districts, and ensure equitable outcomes for all students. Read frequently asked questions and summaries of education-related bills.
https://www2.illinois.gov/education/students/ISBE/career-ed-information
Find Career & Technical Education Information
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Career and Technical Education programs in areas such as agricultural, business, marketing, computer technology, and engineering provide instruction for careers in high-wage, high-skill, and high-demand occupations.
https://www2.illinois.gov/education/parents/ISBE/kids
Find Information on the Kindergarten Individual Development Survey (KIDS)
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KIDS is a research-based observational assessment tool for teachers to document and reflect on the learning, development, and readiness of all children in kindergarten. KIDS aligns with the Illinois Early Learning and Development Standards.
https://www2.illinois.gov/education/educators/ISBE/sat
Find Information on the SAT
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The College Board’s SAT with essay is the state's required accountability assessment for high school and also serves as a free college admissions exam. All public school students in 11th grade must take the SAT with essay in order to graduate with a regular diploma.

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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/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.
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/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/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.

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