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Illinois Senate passes relief funding for higher education and social services, awaits Governor’s approval

Robin Opsahl, City Editor

April 14, 2016

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

The Illinois Senate passed emergency relief funding for public colleges, community services and other unfunded areas Wednesday as programs struggle to function as usual on month nine without a budget. The bill would appropriate ...

Chicago Teachers Union, Fight For 15 to participate in Chicago strike Friday

Elena Sucharetza, Reporter

April 1, 2016

Filed under City, Education

As Illinois enters its 10th month without a budget, the Chicago Teachers Union and Fight For 15 Chicago workers, among other labor organizations, will join forces Friday in a citywide “Day of Action," protesting the shutdown...

Evanston Township High School revamps old signage

Elena Sucharetza, Assistant City Editor

March 1, 2016

Filed under City, Education

Evanston Township High School is moving forward with an initiative to implement new signage throughout the school to make the building easier to navigate and update its compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act accessibi...

Evanston Public Library to host free clinic on how to clear criminal records

Robin Opsahl, Assistant City Editor

February 26, 2016

Filed under City, Crime, Education

The Evanston Public Library will host a free record-cleaning clinic March 19 in partnership with the city and the James B. Moran Center for Youth Advocacy. The clinic is focused on how and why to clear criminal records. No records will be ...