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What's going to be the next 'hot topic' on your school board's policy agenda?

On Board Online • August 15, 2016

By Courtney Sanik
Senior Policy Consultant

Every school year, district leaders have to deal with various "hot topics" that crop up and may or may not involve school policies. Some recent ones include transgender students, social media, opting out, common core, data security and dress codes.

In prior years, hot topics included celebratory food in schools, allergens in schools, opiate abuse and overdose prevention, unaccompanied or undocumented students and concussion management.

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