News

2021 in Review

As we look back on 2021, we remain hopeful that change is possible and is, indeed, happening here in Illinois.

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Thought Leadership

Charting Collective Wins and Areas for Growth in New State Data on College and Career Readiness

Looking at ISBE’s 2020-21 Illinois Report Card, the Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted learning for students of all ages across Illinois, the impacts of which are reflected in several critical measures. However, increasing dual credit enrollment and declining postsecondary remediation enrollment rates are cause for celebration.

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Thought Leadership

The 2019–20 Illinois Report Card and College and Career Readiness

The Illinois State Board of Education recently released the 2019–20 Illinois Report Card, and student readiness for postsecondary appears to be rising overall across the State—dual credit enrollment is rising, remediation rates are falling, and graduation rates are growing.

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Data Impact & Leadership
Project

Pro Path Illinois

EdSystems supports the Common Program Information component of Pro Path Illinois, to enhance and align data captured across state administrative systems.

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Report cover for "Preschool Development Grant Birth Through Five, Statewide Early Childhood Needs Assessment: Unduplicated Counts Project" presented by Northern Illinois University Center for Governmental Studies and Education Systems Center
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Unduplicated Counts Project

Funded by a federal Preschool Development Grant Birth through Five grant, the Unduplicated Counts Project links data across state agency systems to establish unduplicated counts of children ages birth through five receiving selected publicly funded early childhood services administered by the Illinois Department of Human Services (DHS) and the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE).

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Project

Illinois Longitudinal Data System

The Illinois Longitudinal Data System (ILDS) provides the governance and technical systems that support the integration of longitudinal data across participating Illinois state agencies.

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Group of educators and students at the Illinois 60 by 25 Network conference
Project

Illinois 60 by 25 Network

Illinois 60 by 25 Network supports communities to increase meaningful and equitable postsecondary attainment and civic engagement.

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