IASB Journal March/April 2018

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Welcome to the March/April 2018 issue of The Illinois School Board Journal. Selected articles are available below in text form. For other articles, click the digital edition link above.

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Cover Stories

  • Why equity, and why racial equity?

    By Corrie Wallace
    Equity is about fairness, justice, and individuals getting what they need and deserve in order to reach their full potential.

Feature Articles

  • Coming to terms

    By Theresa Kelly Gegen
    A social justice and equity framework is the pathway to create substantive change, in individuals, in organizations, and in our society as a whole.
  • From division, towards unity

    By Dan Naumovich
    Reverend Courtney Carson is in his first term as a member of the Decatur Public Schools Board of Education, the same district that he attended as a child, and was expelled from as a young man.
  • Ten ways school boards can champion racial equity

    By Pat Savage-Williams
    School board members can be "on board" with the implementation of racial equity within their school districts.
  • Towards a more perfect state: Teacher diversity in Illinois

    By Theresa Kelly Gegen
    Can Illinois' teacher diversity match that of its student population?

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