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The Alliance Leadership Summit scheduled for February 17-18 in Springfield will focus on the future of public education in Illinois and will revolve around "Vision 20/20," the Statewide School Management Alliance's legislative initiative for public education. In addition to informative panels and keynote speakers, there will also be an Alliance reception and legislative visits to the Capitol.
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JAC
Learn more about the initiative for public education in Illinois to guide educators, legislators, labor, business, parents, and community members as they work together toward the common goal of fulfilling the promise of public education in Illinois.
Journal
In this issue of the Journal read about how average school administrator salaries in Illinois withstood the recession and survived - barely - cuts to state funding in the economically uncertain years that followed. Also discover how an Illinois school district created a successful partnership for infrastructure improvements and delve into the history of federal challenges to school funding.
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The 82nd Joint Annual Conference, Nov. 21-23, drew representatives from 82 percent of the state's 855 public school districts to voluntary school board training. IASB delegates at the Delegate Assembly, including representatives from 352 districts, agreed to seek to address data-sharing concerns and other issues. Awards were handed out to the top board president and board secretary. This issue also describes the new Vision 20/20 plan for Illinois schools, and provides updates on an IASB-sponsored emergency response service, community engagement workshops and an Alliance Leadership Summit planned for February.
Alliance
Compiled each week during sessions of the General Assembly and as needed during off-session times, Alliance Legislative Reports summarize major legislative activities and bills of interest to school leaders. Read the latest ALR here (12/4/14).



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