The Advocacy Issue of the Illinois School Board Journal is a school board member's guide to the whys and ways to advocate for public education. You can read selected text below, or read the complete digital version of the March/April 2024 IASB Journal.

Cover Stories

Feature Articles

Regular Features

  • Front Page

    By Theresa Kelly Gegen
    School board members have different backgrounds, experiences, occupations, and demographics and bring a variety of opinions, viewpoints, and priorities.
  • From the Field: What Did You Say?

    By Reatha Owen
    We communicate every day of our lives, whether it be spoken, written, or through body language. Why is it so important?
  • Boards & Superintendents: Setting Your New Superintendent Up for Success 

    By Vic Zimmerman 
    The transition from one superintendent to the next one plays a big part in the success of the new superintendent and the newly created board/superintendent relationship.