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.
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).
Led by an NIU team funded by a federal grant, this early childhood project links data across state agencies to establish unduplicated counts of children.
The 2018–19 Illinois Report Card and College and Career Readiness: Cause for Celebration and Concern
With EdSystems’ focus on key metrics of college and career readiness, the release of new Illinois Report Card data provides us with an opportunity to both celebrate progress and identify areas needing attention.
The Cradle to Career Community Dashboard assesses progress towards the Illinois 60 by 25 Network goal of 60% of Illinois adults having a high-quality postsecondary credential by the year 2025.
Since 2016, EdSystems has provided the Great Lakes College and Career Pathways Partnership with strategic expertise and technical assistance.
The Illinois Longitudinal Data System (ILDS) Governing Board has released its 2018 Annual Report & Plan.
This Annual Report & Plan draws from meetings of the Governing Board and its Committees, interviews with ILDS Agency staff, and information from related state agency initiatives such as the Governor’s Cabinet on Children and Families.
The Illinois Longitudinal Data System (ILDS) Governing Board has released its 2017 Annual Report & Plan.
This Annual Report & Plan initially describes the primary ILDS governance activities during the 16-17 state fiscal year. It describes the priorities for 2017-18 and benchmarks efforts against the P-20 Longitudinal Education Data System Act.