The Daily Northwestern

Proposed state K-12 budget proposal increases funds for ETHS, decreases for CPS

Elena Sucharetza, Reporter

April 21, 2016

Evanston Township High School would receive increased funding under Gov. Bruce Rauner’s proposed K-12 education funding, but school officials are not expecting to budget for it. Rauner introduced a plan to increase general fun...

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

Elena Sucharetza, Reporter

March 31, 2016

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...

Northwestern’s acceptance rate hits record low at 10.7 percent

Dan Waldman, Reporter

March 23, 2016

Northwestern’s acceptance rate dropped once again this year, with the University only admitting 10.7 percent of applicants. NU accepted 2,690 students to the class of 2020 from the Regular Decision pool last week, adding...