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https://www2.illinois.gov/education/ALPLM/alplm-lincoln-teacher-workshops
Lincoln Teacher Workshops
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A primary goal of the ALPLM Education Department is to help teachers teach. To that end, teacher workshops are an important component of Education Department programming. Workshops are designed for educators in most subjects and in all grade levels unless otherwise indicated.
https://www2.illinois.gov/education/parents/ISBE/early-childhood
Find Early Childhood Programs & Resources
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Learn more about the Birth through Third Grade Continuity Project, the Prevention Initiative, Preschool For All, the Preschool Expansion Model, Kindergarten, Early Childhood Special Education, and resources for Preschool English Language Learners.
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/learning-resources/THA/tollway-doing-business
Doing Business with Illinois Tollway
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How to do businesss with the Tollway
https://www2.illinois.gov/education/educators/ISBE/student-assessments
Find Information on Student Assessments
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With the adoption of the new Illinois Learning Standards, the state has retired many of its old tests. Our new, innovative assessments allow students to show what they know and are able to do and provide educators with reliable data to help guide instruction.
https://www2.illinois.gov/education/educators/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/education/parents/ISAC/529-Prepaid tuition
College Illinois! 529 Prepaid Tuition Application
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The state's only prepaid tuition plan, College Illinois! offers families a unique way to plan for college costs, by prepaying for college tuition at today's plan rates. So no matter how high tuition rates climb by the time your student is ready to attend college, tuition and mandatory fees will be covered for the schools in their plan. As a 529 plan, College Illinois! offers great tax advantages, and the value of plan benefits can be used at most public and private colleges across the country.
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/educators/ISBE/school-grants
Find School Grants & Information
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ISBE offers numerous direct grant opportunities through state and federal funds received by the agency. ISBE also publicizes some opportunities for school districts to apply directly to federal agencies or private/corporate foundations for funding.
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/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/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. 

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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/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/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/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/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.

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