Web Sites and Link
Bright Start SavingsA qualified state tuition program designed by the State of Illinois to give parents, grandparents and friends of a child a better way to save for college. Features online account sign-up and maintenance, FAQs, and financial tools.
College IllinoisA 529 savings program for prepaid college tuition run by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) designed to help with financial planning and savings for college.
IEL - Illinois Early Learning ProgramProvides standards, resources, and events calendar, contacts and news regarding early childhood education. Developed by the Illinois State Board of Education with the assistance of hundreds of educators, and parents. English and Español options.
Illinois Century NetworkThe telecommunications backbone providing high speed access to data, video, and audio communication in schools and libraries, at colleges and universities, to public libraries and museums, and for local government and state agencies.
Illinois Network of LiteracyIllinois' response to the creation of State Resource Centers in the National Literacy Act of 1991. Information on adult literacy programs available.
Project ReachA special education program for children and youth affected by deaf-blindness, persons who have both auditory and visual impairments; administered by the Philip J. Rock Center and School.