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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

A map of Evanston divided into elementary school zone districts. Colored blocks define the edges of the current school zones, and black lines outline the boundaries proposed by the SAP committee.

D65 Student Assignment Project committee presents school redistricting options to community

March 2, 2022

Community members learned about options for building the first public neighborhood school in the 5th Ward in 50 years and changing Evanston/Skokie School District 65's magnet programs Tuesday. The Student...

A red-brick building with large, plated glass windows. Beneath one set of windows are a set of raised steel letters with the building name. A short green hedge borders the building in front of a sidewalk.

D65 board talks emergency preparedness procedures

December 15, 2021

Content Warning: This story contains mentions of gun violence. Evanston/Skokie School District 65 administrators led an overview of the district’s emergency response procedures during Monday’s board...

Principal Michael Allen. Allen was awarded the 2020 Elementary Principal of the Year award for the North Cook region by the Illinois Principals Association.

North Cook Principal of the Year brings equity work, support to Oakton Elementary

February 26, 2020

Before Michael Allen became a principal, he was just a concerned brother supporting his sibling through high school. Halfway through Allen’s sophomore year at Valparaiso University, he said his brother...

District 65 Assistant Superintendent of Schools Andalib Khelghati speaks at Kingsley Elementary School. Khelghati said he is confident that the achievement gap between Black, Latinx students and white students can be narrowed.

Kingsley parents, district officials point to teacher evaluation system to address racial achievement gap

May 10, 2019

In response to multiple metrics that indicate lower achievement levels among black and Latinx students in Evanston/Skokie School District 65, parents are pointing toward flaws in teacher and principal...

District 65 Superintendent Paul Goren attends a meeting. In response to a parent saying Dewey Elementary School officials mishandled a gun violence threat, Goren defended the work of District 65 senior staff.

District 65 parents, officials spar over handling of alleged gun violence threat

December 27, 2016

Evanston/Skokie School District 65 parents and staff argued over an Evanston man's allegations that school officials mishandled a threat of gun violence against his daughter at a district meeting last...

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