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November/December 2017

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Here is the complete Table of Contents for the November/December 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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  • What is the 'Assassination Generation'?
    By Lieutenant Colonel Dave Grossman and Kristine Paulsen, with Katie Miserany
    The Journal excerpts the book, Assassination Generation: How Video Games Train Young Killers, which explains the effects of media violence.
  • Behind the fake news curtain: The importance of media literacy education
    By Natasha Casey
    The rise of "fake news" has brought renewed spotlight on the importance of media literacy.
  • Promise and opportunity
    By Roger Eddy
    IASB's executive director offers comment on the promise and opportunity of Illinois' accountability model and quality framework.
  • A proactive plan counters tensions from civil unrest
    By Terri Howard
    A discussion of civil unrest presents school boards an opportunity to review policy and practice for dealing with crisis threats and situations.



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