Evanston waits to see impact of Rauner fiscal plans

Kevin Mathew, Copy Chief

January 29, 2015

Filed under Business, City, Education, Latest Stories, Local, Politics, State

Gov. Bruce Rauner’s first executive order declared... Read more »

Northwestern, local academics react to Obama’s community college plan

Julia Jacobs, Assistant City Editor

January 26, 2015

Filed under City, Education, Latest Stories, Local, National

In the aftermath of President Barack Obama’s announcement to ... Read more »

Percentage of low-income students in Evanston public schools below national average

Marissa Page, Reporter

January 26, 2015

Filed under City, Education, Local

The percentage of Evanston students who qualify for free or reduced lunches is slightly below the national average, which for the first time is more than half of all public school students. A study ... Read more »

D202 Board of Education approves capital improvements projects

Stephanie Kelly, City Editor

January 14, 2015

Filed under City, Education, Latest Stories

The District 202 Board of Education on Monday unanimously approved the district’s capital improvements projects for 2015 and the proposed five-year capital improvements plan. Projects at Evanston Township High School include... Read more »

Evanston Township High School to host annual jazz festival

Ben Schaefer, Assistant City Editor

January 13, 2015

Filed under Arts and Technology (City), City, Education

Evanston Township High School will host the 12th annual High School Jazz Festival on Sunday. The Jeff Hamilton Trio will headline the evening’s performance,... Read more »

District 65 schools, Evanston Township High School closed Wednesday

Julia Jacobs, Assistant City Editor

January 6, 2015

Filed under City, Education, Latest Stories, Local

Evanston Township High School and schools and centers in Evanston/Skokie School District 65 will close Wednesday due to below-freezing temperatures with extreme wind chills, ETHS and District 65 announced Tuesday. The National... Read more »

United Way, Evanston establish Neighborhood Network partnership

Ben Schaefer, Assistant City Editor

January 5, 2015

Filed under City, Education, Local

The United Way announced in early December that Evanston has been added to its Neighborhood Network community in Chicago, making the collaborative resources of the United Way and its partner organizations available... Read more »

Evanston awarded $88K grant to encourage safe routes to schools

Paige Leskin, City Editor

December 1, 2014

Filed under City, Education, Latest Stories, Local, Politics, State

Evanston will receive $88,000 in federal funding as part of a state program to create a safer environment for children to walk and bike to school, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn announced Saturday. The money awarded to Evanston will... Read more »