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  • Update on Strikes and Negotiations
    11/09/2019

    Update on Strikes and Negotiations

    Contract negotiations continue in several Illinois school districts.
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  • Journal Shines Light on Emerging Issues
    11/01/2019

    Journal Shines Light on Emerging Issues

    The November/December 2019 issue of the Illinois School Board Journal shines a light on several newsworthy topics, including the surge in the number of students using e-cigarettes, the proliferation of products designed to disguise vaping, and the recent increase in serious vaping-related illness.
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  • Alliance Legislative Report 101-26
    11/01/2019

    Alliance Legislative Report 101-26

    Alliance Legislative Report 101-26 looks at the first week of fall veto session. Legislators are discussing a number of issues, including revised gaming legislation, property tax proposals, pension reform, and ethics enhancements.
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  • Strikes and Negotiations Update: CPS Re-Opens
    11/01/2019

    Strikes and Negotiations Update: CPS Re-Opens

    CPS is back in session, and terms of several agreements have been announced in this November 1 update.
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  • Joint Annual Conference badges mailed to district offices
    10/31/2019

    Joint Annual Conference badges mailed to district offices

    Badges were mailed to the offices of district superintendents on Thursday, October 31. The mailing will contain badges for all individuals and their guests who registered for Conference before 8:30 a.m. on October 30.
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  • Illinois Report Card released October 30
    10/30/2019

    Illinois Report Card released October 30

    The 2019 Illinois Report Card, the annual report released by the Illinois State Board of Education that demonstrates progress on educational goals at the state, district, and school levels, was released on October 30.
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  • IASB presents new collective bargaining workshops for 2020
    10/28/2019

    IASB presents new collective bargaining workshops for 2020

    Registration is open for the IASB Trends in Collective Bargaining workshops, updated for 2020 and taking place in three locations.
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  • Strikes and negotiations continue; some agreements reached
    10/25/2019

    Strikes and negotiations continue; some agreements reached

    UPDATE: School is back in session in Mendota CCSD 289; a tentative contract agreement was reached over the weekend.
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  • 10/24/2019

    Federal Legislative Report 116-06

    The October 23, 2019 Federal Legislative Report updates on FY20 appropriations, E-Rate, school meal eligibility, drinking water regulations, and more.
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  • IASB welcomes two firms to Service Associates
    10/22/2019

    IASB welcomes two firms to Service Associates

    The IASB Board of Directors recently approved two additions to the Service Associates program. The member firms that make up the IASB Service Associates represent a wide range of expertise, and make a wealth of knowledge and information available to the Association and its member school boards.
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