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A Step by Step Guide to Making Your Voice Heard

An easy way for school leaders to engage with lawmakers and have your voice represented in Springfield is through the Illinois Assembly Dashboard. Creating an account on allows you to quickly file witness slips, view and track those witness slips and update your testimony.


Legislative Updates

  In a week dominated by Governor JB Pritzker’s Budget Address, legislative committees did meet in abbreviated sessions to consider legislation. This week, a full slate of substantive committees ...
As we mentioned in previous Advocacy Alerts , the passage of the graduated income tax would hang over everything this legislative session. Like a giant storm cloud. The governor proposed a $40.7 billion ...
SECLUSION & RESTRAINT Several members of the Illinois Delegation sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos on January 15, urging action at the federal level regarding seclusion ...

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The Delegate Advisory Assembly (DAA) makes recommendations to the Illinois ASBO Board of Directors in regards to issues of public policy and/or legislation involving resource management of education. The DAA not only brings legislative issues to the forefront, but has also brought the expertise of school business managers in front of legislators to help shape legislation.