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 »

Youth Organizations Umbrella expands to three additional schools

Marissa Page, Assistant City Editor

April 9, 2015

Filed under City, Education, Latest Stories, Local

Youth Organizations Umbrella, a youth development agency that runs after-school academic enrichment programs in eight Evanston/Skokie schools, has expanded to three new sites in the region. Y.O.U. began running focus... Read more »

School board candidates champion fiscal responsibility, inter-district collaboration

Marissa Page, Assistant City Editor

April 6, 2015

Filed under City, Education, Latest Stories, Local

Residents will choose from among eight candidates to fill six open spots on local school boards in Tuesday's election. Five people are running for the positions on the Evanston/Skokie School District 65 Board of Education... Read more »

Three Evanston teachers move to final round for teaching excellence award

Tori Latham, City Editor

April 6, 2015

Filed under City, Education, Local

Three Evanston teachers have been named finalists for an award that showcases teachers in Chicago and its surrounding suburbs who strive to make differences in the lives of their students. Andrea Macksood, a third-grade teacher... Read more »