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Educator Resources: National & State

The links below are provided as a service to teachers and students. CIS is not responsible for the content of outside links.

US Department of Education
http://www.ed.gov/index.jhtml

Federal Resources for National Excellence
http://www.free.ed.gov

Illinois State Board of Education
http://www.isbe.state.il.us/

National Center for Education Statistics
http://nces.ed.gov/annuals/

The Illinois Learning Standards (ILS) define what all students in all Illinois public schools should know and be able to do in the seven core areas as a result of their elementary and secondary schooling.

Illinois Learning Standards
http://www.isbe.state.il.us/ils

The Illinois Learning Standards (ILS) define what all students in all Illinois public schools should know and be able to do in the seven core areas as a result of their elementary and secondary schooling.

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
http://www.carnegiefoundation.org

Futurekids: Giving Educators Technology's Edge
http://www.futurekids.com/links/about_futurekids.html

Futurekids empowers educators, students, and administrators to be proficient with technology as a learning, instruction, administrative, and communication tool resulting in better learning outcomes and improved return on investment. Futurekids offers online professional development courses.

UN High Commissioner for Refugees
http://www.unhcr.ch/cgi-bin/texis/vtx/home