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UPDATE: IDES Releases Much-Anticipated Guidance on Non-Instructional Support Staff Employees Who Are Eligible for Unemployment This Summer

Coronavirus Education

As we previously reported, certain non-instructional, non-administrative school term employees are now be eligible for unemployment compensation this summer.  A recent change to Section 612 of the Act, which otherwise renders school-term employees ineligible for unemployment between school terms, now […]

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More Flexibility for Schools and Community Colleges in Pritzker Executive Order

Board Governance Education

Earlier today, April 24, 2020, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker issued Executive Order 2020-31 relaxing a wide number of requirements impacting schools and community colleges. The order touches on educator licensure; requirements for certain administrative certificates, school psychologist qualifications, speech-language endorsements; end-of-year requirements for high school seniors and eighth grade students; and community college electronic construction bid submissions. This […]

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