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  • COVID-19 Testing Available at Reduced or Free Rates for Illinois Public Schools
    05/10/2021

    COVID-19 Testing Available at Reduced or Free Rates for Illinois Public Schools

    The Illinois Board of Education, the University of Illinois, and the Illinois Department of Public Health have announced free or greatly subsidized COVID-19 testing for Illinois middle and high schools. Tom Bertrand and Beth Heller discuss this program and how schools can gain access.
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  • IASB President and Vice President Nominations Sought
    05/10/2021

    IASB President and Vice President Nominations Sought

    Nominating forms and supporting documents are due by August 7
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  • Cole Awards Announced by IASB, Illinois Press Association
    05/08/2021

    Cole Awards Announced by IASB, Illinois Press Association

    Cole Awards recognize outstanding coverage of education issues.
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  • VIDEO: IASB Legislative Report 102-15
    05/07/2021

    VIDEO: IASB Legislative Report 102-15

    The latest IASB Legislative report details movement in the state budget for education and bills moving in and out of committees
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  • IASB Board of Directors Meets, Monitors Progress toward Strategic Priorities
    05/07/2021

    IASB Board of Directors Meets, Monitors Progress toward Strategic Priorities

    The Board of Directors of IASB met on April 24 for its quarterly meeting.
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  • Waypoint Webinars Offer Direction to New Board Members
    05/03/2021

    Waypoint Webinars Offer Direction to New Board Members

    IASB presents a series of webinars designed to accelerate the learning curve for new school board members.
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  • Teacher Appreciation Week: Celebrate Teachers May 3-7
    05/01/2021

    Teacher Appreciation Week: Celebrate Teachers May 3-7

    May 3-7 is Teacher Appreciation Week, a chance to thank teachers for their work in educating two million Illinois students.
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  • IASB Legislative Report 102-14
    04/30/2021

    IASB Legislative Report 102-14

    This report covers IASB resolutions for 2021 and current action in the Senate.
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  • IASB Welcomes New Policy Services Staff
    04/30/2021

    IASB Welcomes New Policy Services Staff

    The Policy Services department of IASB recently welcomed two new staff members to the team.
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  • VIDEO: Returning to school, resetting for the new year, and key considerations for school boards
    04/28/2021

    VIDEO: Returning to school, resetting for the new year, and key considerations for school boards

    IASB has released a new guidance document for districts to begin the process of planning for the upcoming shool year.
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