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January 20, 2015 -- School District Annual Financial Report Review Process Notification; Guidance on Equitable Educational Access for English Learner Students; Model Math Curriculum Webinar Scheduled for Jan. 26; Smart Snack and USDA Foods Technical Assistance Workshops Scheduled; Schedule for 2015 Regional Farm to School Networking Conferences; Those Who Excel/Illinois Teacher of the Year Applications Now Available Online; Final FY 2015 Mandated Categorical Prorations Now Available; Final 2013-14 IDEA Room and Board Claim Payment Information; Federal Interest Income – Quarterly Reminder; New Census Estimates Released for Fiscal Year 2016 Title I Low Income; IDEA Excess Cost Worksheets Due Jan. 30; No Child Left Behind Conference Scheduled for Feb. 3-5 in Chicago; Applications for Summer Migrant Education Services Funding Available; DCFS Accepting Applications for 2015 Scholarship Program; Grant Opportunities; Professional Development; Employment Opportunities.

January 12, 2015 -- Register for Webinar on Employment Information Systems Changes for 2015; Final FY 2015 Mandated Categorical Prorations Now Available; Final 2013-14 IDEA Room and Board Claim Payment Information; Federal Interest Income – Quarterly Reminder; New Census Estimates Released for Fiscal Year 2016 Title I Low Income; IDEA Excess Cost Worksheets due Jan. 30; No Child Left Behind Conference Scheduled for Feb. 3-5 in Chicago; Applications for Summer Migrant Education Services Funding Available; District Preschool Program Plan For Serving English Learners; Third Annual 5Essentials Survey Set For Today through March 13; Update on KIDS: Illinois’ Statewide Observational Assessment for Kindergarten; PARCC Infrastructure Trial Week Scheduled for This Week; Assessment Inventory; New Version of PARCC Technology Bulletin Now Available Online; DCFS Accepting Applications for 2015 Scholarship Program; Invitation to Comment on Rules; Application Fee for Licenses; Four Illinois Career Centers Nationally Recognized for Elite Hospitality Programs; Pregnancy Rights Notice Requirement; Chinese Language Recruitment Program Available to Illinois School Districts; In the News; Grant Opportunities; Professional Development; Employment Opportunities.

January 6, 2015 -- Third Annual 5Essentials Survey Set for Jan. 12 through March 13; Update on KIDS: Illinois’ Statewide Observational Assessment for Kindergarten; PARCC Infrastructure Trial Week Scheduled for Jan. 12-16; Assessment Inventory; New Version of PARCC Technology Bulletin Now Available Online; District Preschool Program Plan for Serving English Learners; Invitation to Comment on Rules; Application Fee for Licenses; Four Illinois Career Centers Nationally Recognized for Elite Hospitality Programs; Pregnancy Rights Notice Requirement; Chinese Language Recruitment Program Available to Illinois School Districts; Two Illinois School Nutrition Directors to Receive Prestigious National Awards; Public Self-Insured Employers’ Report Due; In the News; School Health Issues; Grant Opportunities; Professional Development; Employment Opportunities.

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