LM February 2016

In this month’s issue

Additional Items

Phoenix Program part of effort to customize learning in Danville P. 8 Oregon High program emphasizes skill mastery P. 9 Freshman Mentoring Program pays long-term dividends at Normal West High P. 10

IASA News in Brief P. 20

IASA Calendar of Events P. 22

State superintendent focuses on innovation, makeover for Illinois schools P. 6

K12 Insight monthly poll question: SAT vs. ACT P. 13

Finding opportunity in challenging circumstances P. 16

In order to succeed the superintendent must train the board to lead P. 17

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