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Welcome to Learning Forward Illinois

Letter from the president

Welcome to the Learning Forward Illinois website. Our organization has a long history of providing support and guidance for the educators of Illinois. Many changes have occurred for Learning Forward Illinois over the past two years. We have a new Constitution, a new Board of Directors, and a new Strategic Plan. The five points of the...

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