James Applegate’s essay on why and how we must improve equity and fairness in higher education was published as part of the release of the new report by the PELL Institute and the University of Pennsylvania, Indicators of Higher Education Equity in the United States.


On May 7, 2018, the IL-PART Team shared lessons learned through the IL-PART Grant, what the data tells us, tools that can be used, and much more.  


The Department of Educational Administration and Foundations (EAF) awarded outstanding leaders in P-20 education at its third annual EAF on the Red Carpet Gala on May 5.


The Illinois Birth-to-Third Grade (B-3) Continuity Conference is set for June 13-14, 2018 at the Double Tree Hotel in Bloomington, Illinois. 

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Below are upcoming opportunities to explore.

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Below are resources for early childhood professionals and those serving the early childhood community.

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The following resources focus on the educational climate and betterment of those serving the K–12 educational community.

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The following is a list of recent resources for those focused on the professional improvement of teachers, principals, and other educational leaders.

Higher Education Classroom

Here are some new resources and news for the field of higher education.

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The following resources might be helpful to school districts and the community partners who work with them.