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ETHS, District 65 stand to lose millions from state budget proposal

Marissa Page, Assistant City Editor

May 29, 2015

Filed under City, Education, Local, Politics, State

Evanston schools could lose up to almost $9 million in state assets if a bill passes that reforms funding for Illinois schools. The losses — about $6.6 million for Evanston/Skokie School District 65 and $2.2 million for School... Read more »

State campus sexual assault bill seeks clear policy, community collaboration

Julia Jacobs, Assistant City Editor

May 29, 2015

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

A bill aiming to improve institutional response to campus sexual assault passed the Illinois Senate last week. The bill includes requirements that colleges and universities notify victims of their rights and provide them with... Read more »

Evanston teacher wins Golden Apple teaching award

Marissa Page, Assistant City Editor

May 13, 2015

Filed under City, Education, Local

A second grade teacher at an Evanston/Skokie School District 65 school won a regional award Wednesday that recognizes teachers who make a difference in the lives of students. James Schamber, a teacher at Orrington Elementary... Read more »

ETHS gains recognition for increasing access to advanced courses

Julia Jacobs, Assistant City Editor

May 3, 2015

Filed under City, Education, Local, National

Evanston Township High School has been recognized nationally for its efforts to increase student access to advanced classes regardless of race or socioeconomic status. The school has been featured in recent media coverage by... Read more »

Northwestern, Evanston begin trade skills training program

Tori Latham, City Editor

April 30, 2015

Filed under Business, City, Education, Local

Northwestern launched a training program Monday in partnership with the city that will teach Evanston residents trade skills they can use to find full-time jobs. The Northwestern/Evanston Skilled Trades Training Program aims... Read more »

Educational development program holds first local event at Roycemore School

Marissa Page, Assistant City Editor

April 24, 2015

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

An education and technology development organization will host its first Chicago-area event at the Roycemore School, 1200 Davis St., on Saturday, April 25. Share Fair Nation was founded in Denver in 2009 by John and Carrie... Read more »