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The Illinois Center for School Improvement (Illinois CSI) research base is grouped around 10 areas (the eight essential elements of effective education plus two additional) central to effective education in Illinois. Each topic includes resources that examine numerous factors that impact education in the United States, and is organized into themes specific to the issues and perspectives that emerged from that topic area.

​​​The annotated bibliography that accompanies each topic is currently available through each of the following pages​ and as a downloadable PDF document.​​​

School and District Turnaround School and District Turnaround



Closing the Achievement Gap Closing the Achievement Gap



Comprehensive Planning Comprehensive Planning



Leadership Leadership



Conditions for Learning Conditions for Learning



Family and Community Engagement Family & Community Engagement



Professional Development Professional Development



Assessment Assessment



Curriculum Curriculum



Instruction Instruction

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