Wave of new ed laws taking effect in 2018

(Ill.) High schools in Illinois must partner with a local police department, county sheriff, or police training academy to offer a jobs training program for students–one of many new state requirements going into effect this year.

Schools will also be prohibited from expelling children enrolled in state-funded early childhood programs; districts must collect and review chronic absence data and encourage daily attendance; and schools are required to make feminine hygiene products available and free for students.

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