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In what ways do you build positive relationships with union/building representatives in your building? Read more from John Filippi, Principal of Alan B. Shepard Middle School in Deerfield, and his staff.

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The PrinciPal (7/31/15)

2nd Vision 20/20 Bill is signed into law.  Learn about this and more.

Legally Speaking

In this month's Legally Speaking: learn about new IHSA protocols for student athletes with disabilities; review State requirements for school registration; get the latest on educator license reciprocity, and consider the legal ramifications when switching jobs during the school year.  Go now.

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Provide on-demand professional development to your entire staff! Group subscriptions to Ed Leaders Network are now 30% off until July 31, 2015.

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