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February 2022

Ensuring equity and access for all students with WCAG-compliant Newsela

February 10 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Join in as the Learning Technology Center and ILTPP vendor partner Newsela explore the upcoming compliance changes for Web Content Accessibility. On September 2, 2021, Illinois signed a first-of-its-kind bill (House Bill 26 or “the WCAG bill”) requiring all online education tools used in Illinois classrooms to comply with the World Wide Web Consortium’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 AA. This is a critical step toward increasing equity and accessibility in learning for all students, especially those who are

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