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  • Video: 2020 IASB Resolutions Committee Meeting Recap
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    Video: 2020 IASB Resolutions Committee Meeting Recap

    The IASB Resolutions Committee has met in Bloomington to review the proposed resolutions submitted by member school districts for consideration at the 2020 Delegate Assembly.
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  • August 19 Webinar Covers PRESS Issue 105: Get Aligned with Title IX
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    August 19 Webinar Covers PRESS Issue 105: Get Aligned with Title IX

    Join the PRESS Editors to discuss Policy Reference Manual updates in August PRESS and PRESS Plus Issue 105.
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  • Deadlines Near for Placing Referenda on November Ballot
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    Deadlines Near for Placing Referenda on November Ballot

    August 17 is the last day for a school board to adopt a resolution for binding public questions to appear on the ballot for the November 3, 2020 election.
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  • 2020 IASB/IASA/IASBO Joint Annual Conference Canceled
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    2020 IASB/IASA/IASBO Joint Annual Conference Canceled

    IASB has announced the cancellation of its in-person annual conference, scheduled for November 20-22 in Chicago, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and in accordance with emergency and disaster-related government guidance.
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  • 19
    Aug 2020
    Aug 19, 2020

    PRESS and PRESS Plus Issue 105: Get Aligned with Title IX 08/19/2020

    On the heels of our last PRESS issue come extensive Policy Reference Manual updates in August PRESS and PRESS Plus Issue 105. Join the PRESS Editors on August 19, 2020, to review updated materials in response to new Title IX regulations. We will also cover Illinois State Board of Education guidance for transgender, non-binary, and gender non-conforming students, as well as additional updates.
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    Aug 2020
    Aug 21, 2020

    Ask Attorneys Anything: Special Education Edition 08/21/2020

    Navigating special education issues can be a challenge for school district administrators and board members. 2020’s coronavirus pandemic raises even more challenges. You can provide the services your students need and follow the law. Join our panel of Illinois school attorneys for this Special Education Edition of Ask Attorneys Anything. This free Zoom webinar is a benefit for IASB members.
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2020 Joint Annual Conference Canceled

IASB has made the decision to cancel the 2020 Joint Annual Conference, scheduled to be held November 20-22 in Chicago, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. “Given the circumstances, it is clear that we cannot safely hold an in-person gathering of this size in Chicago this fall,” said IASB Executive Director Thomas Bertrand, Ph.D. IASB is committed to providing a number of virtual learning opportunities for school leaders on a variety of timely issues. Check the IASB Events Calendar for upcoming virtual events on school leadership topics.

Journal Examines SEL, Addresses Return to School

The Summer 2020 issue of the Illinois School Board Journal peeks at the 2020 Member Survey. The issue features social and emotional learning and the expectations of boards of education.

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