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The Center for the Study of Education Policy (CSEP) has received a Stone Foundation grant for $60,000 that will run from November 1, 2017, through October 30, 2018. 

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Erika Hunt, Alicia Haller, and Lisa Hood of the Center for the Study of Education Policy have had their book proposal accepted by Routledge Research titled, Reforming Principal Preparation at the State Level: Perspectives on Policy Reform from Illinois.

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The Center for the Study of Education Policy's Dr. James Applegate is being recognized as he has been successful in moving higher education forward in difficult times. The award will be given at the upcoming I-AIR Forum on November 8, 2017.

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Michaela Fray, IL-PART District University Partnership Coordinator and Jill Reis, Regional Superintendent of ROE #1 presented Growing Success: The Need for Rural Schools to Collaboratively Succession Plan to Grow and Sustain Their Leadership Pipelines at the National Rural Education Association Conference in Columbus, Ohio on October 13, 2017. 

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Erika Hunt has joined the Statewide Research Steering Committee to explore the question of whether and how we might strengthen our ability to use data and drive research at the state level to improve educational practice and policy across the birth-workforce continuum. 

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The best way to have systematic improvement is by building regional capacity. Through distributed leadership practices and an intentional focus on instructional improvements, principals will have more time to engage teachers in efforts that lead to improved student outcomes.

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Illinois State University's Center for the Study of Education Policy has been awarded a three-year, $12.5 million Supporting Effective Educator Development grant by the U.S. Department of Education.

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Few issues over the last several decades have been the subject of more talk, reports, initiatives, and debate than the persistent gaps in college success for underserved students.

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Below are resources for early childhood professionals and those serving the early childhood community.

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The following resources focus on the educational climate and betterment of those serving the K–12 educational community.

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The following is a list of recent resources for those focused on the professional improvement of teachers, principals, and other educational leaders.

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Here are some new resources and news for the field of higher education.

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The following resources might be helpful to school districts and the community partners who work with them.