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September/October 2016

This issue is also available as a digital version

Here is the complete Table of Contents for the September/October 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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  • A new direction in discipline
    By Courtney Stillman
    Senate Bill 100 is Illinois' new direction in student discipline, aiming to "accentuate positive behavioral interventions instead of removal, and recommends policies that offer individual supports and limit and provide alternatives for suspension and expulsion."
  • Using carrots instead of sticks
    By Maryam Brotine
    Restorative justice brings accountability, community safety, and competency development to school discipline policies.


  • Getting on, and staying on, the ballot
    By Scott F. Uhler and Gregory T. Smith
    Become familiar with the basic requirements in the proper circulation and preparation of nominating petitions, and avoid the pitfalls that can lead to disqualification.



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