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Category: K-12 Education

Illinois Adopts Culturally Responsive Teaching and Leading Standards to Further Support Equity and Inclusion Efforts in Illinois Schools

K-12 Education Publications

Illinois’ new  Culturally Responsive Teaching and Leading (“CRTL”) Standards, aimed at helping future teachers engage and connect with students from all backgrounds, have been approved by the Joint Committee on Administrative Rules (“JCAR”) and will soon become effective. Based on […]

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PAC Supports FOIA Determination to Withhold Records of Sexual Offenses Involving Minors

K-12 Education Publications

In a recent binding opinion, the Public Access Counselor (PAC)—the division of the Attorney General that reviews appeals regarding the FOIA and OMA—found that a public body properly withheld records concerning an alleged sexual offense against a minor. The PAC opinion provides strong support for withholding or redacting records […]

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