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Emmett Slingsby - Alternatives in Education

Emmett Slingsby discusses his work at the Illinois State Board of Education on public and non-public school recognition. He explains the differences between the standards for public and non-public schools. Slingsby also talks about the advantages of being a recognized school. He addressed home schooling, and the recognition process for residential schools. In addition, he reviewed the school code for approving foreign language study in ethnics schools, non-public driving education, and residential/boarding schools. He also discussed the compliance teams that visit both public and non-public schools, and their review of health records, school calendars, safety reports, curriculum, board policies and teacher/administration certification.

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Advantages Of Non Public School Recognition

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