Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Journal explores Illinois and ESSA;
tackles tough topics

The November/December issue of The Illinois School Board Journal tackles several tough topics, presenting background, commentary, and information for school board members to deal with the difficult decisions they face as leaders in public education.

Read research and a compelling theory about what drives school shooters to violence in an excerpt from Assassination Generation: How Video Games Train Young Killers, by By Lieutenant Colonel Dave Grossman and Kristine Paulsen, with Katie Miserany.

In addition, Journal readers can learn what Illinois law says about developing policies regarding transgender students, and also consider the due process requirements that are different for special education students. This issue of the Journal also tackles civil unrest and the importance of media literacy in a "fake news: world, in addition to Illinois’ approved ESSA plan.

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