The Daily Northwestern

Illinois granted waiver from No Child Left Behind Act

Paige Leskin, Assistant City Editor

April 25, 2014

Illinois was granted a waiver April 18 from the No Child Left Behind Act, joining 42 other states exempted from punishment if schools do not meet standards set by the law, which include a demonstrated 100 percent proficiency by...

Evanston Township High School ranks No. 21 in state

Sophia Bollag, City Editor

April 24, 2014

The U.S. News and World Report ranked Evanston Township High School No. 21 in Illinois in its annual rankings, which were released Tuesday. The school dropped two spots from last year, when the publication ranked it at ...

District 65 looks to change summer program

Bailey Williams, Assistant City Editor

February 25, 2014

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...