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https://www2.illinois.gov/services/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/services/ISBE/meet-isbe
meet ISBE
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Meet the State Superintendent of Education and the nine members of the Illinois State Board of Education. Find the schedule, agenda, and packets for the board's monthly regular business meetings.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/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/services/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.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/IDHR/sexual-harassment-education
Sexual Harassment in Education Charge Information
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IDHR takes and investigates charges of Sexual Harassment in Education. Sexual harrassment charges can be filed against an elementary, secondary or higher education institution and/ or institution.
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/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/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/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/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/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.

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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/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/ISAC
Student Assistance Commission, Illinois
ISAC's Mission Statement Making college accessible and affordable for Illinois students.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/TRS
Teachers’ Retirement System
Retirement security for Illinois educators is the primary goal of the TRS Board of Trustees and the underlying principle in the evaluation of all legislative proposals. In order to provide this security, adequate funding is necessary to meet the requirements of the Illinois Pension Code. Funding must be provided on an actuarial basis as determined by the System and include regular and continuing contributions from the State of Illinois employer and employees.
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/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/ILETSB
Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board, Illinois
The Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board is the state agency mandated to promote and maintain a high level of professional standards for law enforcement and correctional officers.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/SURS
State Universities Retirement System
Mission ; To secure and deliver the retirement benefits promised to our members.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/SUCSS
State Universities Civil Service System
The State Universities Civil Service System (University System) is provided authority through legislative Statute and is empowered through the University Civil Service Merit Board to develop, maintain, and administer a comprehensive and efficient program of human resource administration for the higher education community.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/UIC
University of Illinois at Chicago
The University of Illinois at Chicago is an acclaimed research institution with 15 colleges dedicated to the discovery and distribution of knowledge.

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