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May/June 2014

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Here is a Table of Contents for the May/June 2014 issue of Illinois School Board Journal. Highlighted articles are available here in full-text form. For other articles get in touch with:

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  • Concerted effort needed to make all kids healthy, hunger-free
    by Rob Bisceglie
    School boards have been tackling school wellness issues for years. So, how are we doing? Ten years out and we've made great progress, but not every district gets a passing grade where it comes to promoting true school health.


  • Vanishing school boards: why needed?
    by Patrick Rice
    School boards are needed for a variety of reasons, according to the author of a new book on the importance of school board work and building support for professional development.
  • Illinois adopts 'enhanced P.E.' standards
    A state task force produced a report in August 2013, calling for new standards and strategies to improve and increase physical education classes. So what is "enhanced P.E."?
  • Common Core excites learners
    by Jim Hook
    One suburban district is embracing the new Common Core State Standards in math and the initial response is encouraging.



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