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https://www2.illinois.gov/education/parents/ISBE/parcc
Find Information on the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC)
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PARCC is Illinois' required accountability assessment for public school students in third through 12th grades. PARCC assesses students based on the new Illinois Learning Standards in English Language Arts and Mathematics.
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/ALPLM/alplm-lincoln-library-school-planning
Plan Your School Visit
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Information on planning a school visit, or group of 15 or more, to the Abraham Lincoln presidential Library and Museum.
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/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/CMS/trip
Teachers' Retirement Insurance Program
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Information on the Teachers' Retirement (health) Insurance Plan
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/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/learning-resources/ISAC/college-access
College Access and Financial Aid: workshops and one-on-one assistance
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ISAC provides students and families with free assistance from experts on the college-going and financial aid process. ISAC can provide you with the information you need to identify and choose a college that is right for you, help you fill out your college applications, and guide you through the financial aid process so you can get all the financial aid for which you are eligible. ISAC offers free workshops across the state, as well as free one-on one mentoring in locations near you!
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/parents/ISBE/learning-standards
Find Illinois Learning Standards Information
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Learn more about the new Illinois Learning Standards for early learning, English/language arts, English language learning, fine arts, foreign language, math, PE/health, science, and social sciences.
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.

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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/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/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.

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