The Daily Northwestern

D65 board selects Paul Goren as next superintendent

Sophia Bollag, City Editor

March 27, 2014

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, City, Education, Latest Stories

The District 65 school board selected Paul Goren to be the district’s next superintendent, board president Tracy Quattrocki announced Thursday. Goren, an Evanston resident whose children attended Evanston/Skokie School...

Parents, students protest Haven Middle School leggings policy

Rebecca Savransky, Campus Editor

March 27, 2014

Filed under City, Education, Latest Stories, Local

The dress code at Haven Middle School was reviewed Tuesday evening after confusion over a policy regarding leggings spurred parent complaints and instigated student protests. On the day of the protest, several students wo...

Evanston fundraiser raises more than $27K for youth education programs

Bailey Williams, Assistant City Editor

March 5, 2014

Filed under City, Education, Local

An Evanston fundraiser held Feb. 27 raised more than $27,000 for programs to assist early childhood education, teen parents and low income families. The Infant Welfare Society of Evanston hosted its fundraiser, "Warm Your...

Education nonprofit receives $300K grant from Pritzker

Ciara McCarthy, City Editor

March 5, 2014

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, City, Education, Local

A nonprofit that supports Evanston’s local school system received a $300,000 grant from prominent Evanston resident Jennifer Pritzker, the organization announced today. Foundation 65, which supports Evanston/Skokie School D...

District 65 looks to change summer program

Bailey Williams, Assistant City Editor

February 25, 2014

Filed under City, Education

Evanston/Skokie School District 65 is looking to change their 2014 summer program to offer full-day programming in an attempt to narrow the achievement gap.  Two proposed plans were presented earlier this month at th...