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March/April 2016

This issue is also available as a digital version

Here is the complete Table of Contents for the March/April issue of The Illinois School Board Journal. Highlighted articles are available here in full-text form. For other articles, click the digital version link above, or check your mailbox for your issue of the Journal. To request copies of the print version, contact:

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  • Early learning changes the course
    By Megan Meyer, The Ounce
    IASB is collaborating with The Ounce of Prevention Fund to communicate with school boards the importance of early learning to attack the gap in academic achievement that can exist between many low-resource students and their more advantaged peers.


  • IASB focuses on digital engagement
    By Heath Hendren
    In effort to reach a wider audience and serve members effectively, IASB is adjusting its communication strategy to increase online engagement.
  • Chat rooms, discussion forums raise red flags
    By Melinda Selbee, Kimberly Small, and Cathy Talbert
    School board members should exercise great caution and restraint if using online communication such as discussion forums and chatrooms and chat.



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