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Federal Commission on School Safety’s First Field Visit Focuses on School Climate: 
Read more here about the Federal Commission on School Safety (FCSS) first field visit at Frank Hebron-Harman Elementary School in Hanover, Maryland, to focus on school climate and prevention efforts implemented by local schools. 

Click here to view the Commission hearing from national PBIS expert Dr. George Sugai (left) of the University of Connecticut, who gave an overview of how PBIS links school climate, social emotional development and character development and emphasizes a systems-based approach to organizing practices.

Announcing the 2017-18 Year in Review Report! Read about Illinois' schools implementation efforts for the past school year! 

Getting Back to School after Disruptions: Resources for Making Your School Year Safer, More Predictable, and More Positive: Read the September 2017 Brief published by PBIS.org !

Illinois ESSA Plan Response: Read the recommendations from the Midwest PBIS Network for Illinois ESSA plan, and see the list of over 250 endorsements.

Message from ISBE Superintendent Smith: The importance of establishing supportive schools to help students coping with stress. Establishing Supportive Schools 

U.S. Department of Education Releases Guidance to Schools on Ensuring Equity and Providing Behavioral Supports to Students with Disabilities Read this "Dear Colleague" letter.

Do you have questions about starting PBIS Implementation? Visit our "Starting PBIS" webpage, and register for an upcoming Training Institute!

Measure Your Fidelity: Use the Tiered Fidelity Inventory to measure fidelity across all three tiers, using this single self-assessment measure. It is now available for free on PBIS Apps. This is one of the requirements for all levels of Recognition!

Implementation in High Schools: Case study on eight high schools implementing the PBIS framework to support students

National  News: US Depts. of Ed. and Justice release federal guidance on school discipline and discrimination, emphasizing  prevention and positive school environmentsVisit website for guidance package and resources.