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Deadline is February 28, 2018. Click this article title above for more details.

Results fuel conversations about local successes in implementing new science learning standards

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) has announced the following agenda for its regular business meeting via video conference in Springfield and Chicago at 9 a.m. Feb 14. View the information packet for the meeting at

Nominations are open to all school aged children enrolled in public or private schools. Click the title above to learn more.

Each year, hundreds of students and teachers from across Illinois come together at the State Capitol Building in Springfield to speak with legislators about the innovative ways in which they use technology to enhance student learning. The resulting student technology showcase continues to impress upon our state legislators the importance of developing a plan to promote adequate, equalized and reliable funding to meet school technology needs.

Recommended investment for FY 2019 would fulfill state’s constitutional mandate and secure a better social and economic future for the state

Second Session starts, Tuesday, January 16. There is no cost to this class. Please call to register today!

Ricky Castro will join other state teachers of the year on the field prior to the game on Monday, Jan. 8

​In efforts to support victims of the recent natural disaster, ISBE has implemented a new policy for educators who may have been affected. Any educator who was displaced by Hurricane Maria can apply for a comparable license in Illinois without application or registration fees. ISBE is also waiving the requirement of official documentation for the issuance of the license sought.

The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) announced the following schedule for its regular business meeting at 10:30 a.m. December 13 in Springfield. View the information packet for the meeting at

Adults in Hancock County have new opportunities to further their education for free, thanks to a new partnership led by the local Regional Office of Education.

Program successfully completes the Quality Endorsement and Improvement process with the Parents as Teachers national office

The Macomb Schools are raising funds to pay for a new grand piano which will be utilized by thousands of students in the years to come.  This piano will greatly enhanc...

Training prepares new volunteers to assist with hurricane relief efforts

ROE26 is excited to announce that we are partnering with ROE #33 in an Adult Education program.

ROE26 will proudly display one of the newest Rockies on Parade. Our Rocky was created by Addison Lawson, a student at St. Paul's school. She won the children design contest from over 100 entries. We were lucky to draft her design!


The U.S. Department of Education today approved the Illinois Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Plan.

The YMCA Child Care Center has been selected as the possible winner of a grant for $25,000 if they can get enough email votes to place them in the top 40 of 200 selected organizational causes. Please help us by voting for the Child Care Center

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) has announced the eligibility guidelines for students to receive free and reduced-price lunc...

SPRINGFIELD –The Illinois State Board of Education and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) are reminding parents and guardians to check their children&rsquo...

The Teachers' Retirement System of the State of Illinois and the Regional Office of Education #26 in conjunction with Macomb School District #185 are pleased to offer a B...

SPRINGFIELD – Governor Bruce Rauner recently signed into law Public Act 100-0013 to help address the critical shortage of educators in Illinois public schools. Pub...