A required course on Asian American history is now being taught in all Illinois public elementary, middle, and high schools.
Parents and educators in Illinois will benefit from a tax break from Aug. 5–14, the first in more than a decade, on many back-to-school school supplies.
Teachers and administrators in Illinois say they've been overworked and stressed out attempting to fill vacancies as a result of the state's persistent teacher shortage. Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed into law a slew of bills lawmakers approved during this legislative session to address the issue.
More time off for teachers and other school personnel to take care of their mental health has been approved by both chambers of the Illinois legislature.
A ‘Coding Error’ Resulted In Chicago Public Schools Receiving $87 Million In State Monies That Should Have Gone To Other Districts
A "coding error" resulted in Illinois owing $87.5 million to hundreds of school districts, who will then seek repayment from Chicago Public Schools, which received the monies in error.