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Dr. Susie Morrison - Educational Reform Act 1985
Susie Morrison was teaching social studies when Illinois's 1985 Educational Reform Act was passed and implemented. She experienced its implementation at the local level, then became an administrator with the State Board of Education. She discusses the role of the State Board of Education in the evolution of several of the reforms, including school improvement, learning objectives, school reports cards, staff development, truant intervention, optional education programs and gifted education.