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Senate Bill 100

Senate Bill 100 (SB100) was passed in the Illinois Senate January of 2015. The bill seeks to address the causes and consequences of the "school-to-prison pipeline" by legislating disciplinary guidelines for both public and charter schools.  SB100 explicitly calls for schools to engage in problem solving to support behavioral needs in place of suspensions and / or expulsions.  

For information on how PBIS can help your school achieve the goals of Senate Bill 100, as well as more complete information on SB100, please see the documents below. 

   SB100 Key Elements
   February 2016

   Midwest PBIS Network brief on SB100   
   February 2016      

   SEDOL Classic Conference

   February 4, 2016

   How PBIS is helping other states focus
   on reducing restraints

  • Dr. George Sugai
    Director- Center for Behavioral Education and Research
    Neag School of Education, UConn
  • Sugai, G., Horner, R., and McIntosh, K. Implementing PBIS at Scales of Social Significance: PBIS is Multi-Tiered System that is Empirically Validated and Implemented at Scale. OSEP Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports. May 2016. 
    • Summary: The core features of PBIS have been empirically validated through rigorous research studies. The challenge today is less about identifying the behavior support strategies needed in schools and more about enhancing state, regional and district capacity to implement these strategies at scales of social significance with fidelity, efficiency, sustainability, and cultural relevance. This brief is an overview of the key structures for implementing across a district.