105 ILCS 10/ Illinois School Student Records Act. Illinois Compiled Statutes Information maintained by the Legislative Reference Bureau Updating the database of the Illinois Compiled Statutes (ILCS) is an ongoing process.
Recent laws may not yet be included in the ILCS database, but they are found on this site as Public Acts soon after they become law. For information concerning the relationship between statutes and Public Acts, refer to the Guide. Because the statute database is maintained primarily for legislative drafting purposes, statutory changes are sometimes included in the statute database before they take effect. Untitled. Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) Family Policy Compliance Office (FPCO) Home The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) (20 U.S.C. § 1232g; 34 CFR Part 99) is a Federal law that protects the privacy of student education records.
The law applies to all schools that receive funds under an applicable program of the U.S. Department of Education. FERPA gives parents certain rights with respect to their children's education records. These rights transfer to the student when he or she reaches the age of 18 or attends a school beyond the high school level. Parents or eligible students have the right to inspect and review the student's education records maintained by the school.
Schools may disclose, without consent, "directory" information such as a student's name, address, telephone number, date and place of birth, honors and awards, and dates of attendance. 105 ILCS 70/ Educational Opportunity for Military Children Act. Illinois Compiled Statutes Information maintained by the Legislative Reference Bureau Updating the database of the Illinois Compiled Statutes (ILCS) is an ongoing process.
Recent laws may not yet be included in the ILCS database, but they are found on this site as Public Acts soon after they become law. For information concerning the relationship between statutes and Public Acts, refer to the Guide. Because the statute database is maintained primarily for legislative drafting purposes, statutory changes are sometimes included in the statute database before they take effect. ISBE Comprehensive System of Learning Supports - Children of Military Families Page. Equal attention to Learning Supports is essential so that: Every student will demonstrate academic achievement and be prepared for success after high school; Every student will be supported by highly prepared and effective teachers and school leaders; and Every school will offer a safe and healthy learning environment for all students.
A number of Illinois’ children have parents in the military that have experienced at least one deployment. While many children of military families are doing well, schools need to be responsive to the unique needs of these children and provide them with a safe haven and access to any additional supports they may need. This can be done through a Comprehensive System of Learning Supports that promotes the necessary conditions for learning and addresses any barriers to learning. Nutrition and Wellness Programs - Food Allergy Guidelines. Food Allergy Guidelines Local Policies Required by January 1, 2011 Per Public Act 96-0349, Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE), in conjunction with the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), has released the Guidelines for Managing Life-Threatening Food Allergies in Illinois Schools.
These guidelines were assembled by an ad hoc committee comprised of experts in the field of food allergens, representatives on behalf of students with food allergies, representatives from public schools management organizations, and representatives from two statewide teachers organizations. By January 1, 2011, each school board is required to implement a policy based on these guidelines. Also, at least every two years, an in-service training program for school personnel who work with students must be conducted by persons with expertise in anaphylactic reactions and management. Illinois Department of Public Health HealthBeat Fact Sheets. Nutrition and Wellness Programs - Food Allergy Guidelines. Food Allergy Guidelines Local Policies Required by January 1, 2011.
Sports Medicine. Mission In keeping with the intent of the IHSA mission statement, the IHSA Sports Medicine Advisory Committee is committed to offering information and guidance to member schools, their coaching staffs, and their student-athletes on those topics which most immediately impact the welfare of all those involved in interscholastic competition in Illinois.
In order to ensure that, ". . . interscholastic athletics and activities . . .enrich the educational experience," it is paramount that student-athletes train and condition themselves within safe guidelines that will allow them to perform at their highest levels. Providing coaches and administrators with the practical knowledge necessary to see that athletes realize this level of success shall guide the SMAC in its endeavors.
Illinois State Board of Education - School Health Issues. Public Act 98-0441 requires schools that teach sex education in any of grades 6 through 12 to include instruction in both abstinence and contraception, and to teach with materials that are evidence-based and medically accurate.
The Act also requires ISBE to provide a listing of resources to assist schools to secure or develop or adapt instructional materials in sex education that comply with the law, effective January 1, 2014. ISBE is currently reviewing many available programs and adaptations, in consultation with Illinois Department of Human Services, Illinois Department of Public Health, and the CDC. Although health teachers must implement the Illinois Learning Standards for physical development and health, health teachers are also advised to review the CDC’s standards on health education, found at: Illinois Attorney General - Safeguarding Children - Internet Safety. Internet Safety In today’s world, many people choose to communicate via the Internet and cell phones.
Youth especially have embraced new technologies such as text messaging, social networking sites, and digital cameras to share information and connect with friends. However, without proper guidance, these types of communication technologies can be dangerous to a child’s physical and psychological well-being. To help inform parents and educators about our children’s online activities and to assist in their efforts to educate our youth regarding responsible and safe online behavior, the Attorney General’s Office provides the following resources: The accompanying webinar walks educators through each of these modules to describe the information covered and explain how educators can use the modules to educate their students about safe cyber behavior.
Cyberbullying: A Student Perspective Cyber Safety Survey: The Results.