The Daily Northwestern

Devon Horton to become District 65 superintendent

Emma Edmund, City Editor

December 20, 2019

Devon Horton, most recently the chief of schools for Jefferson County in Kentucky, is set to become the Evanston/Skokie School District 65 superintendent. The district’s board approved on Monday a contract for Horton to be superintendent from July 1 through the 2022-2023 academic year, according to the Chicago Tribune. “As I listene...

Oakton Community College to raise tuition, cut classes without adequate state funding

Renzo Downey, Reporter

May 5, 2016

Oakton Community College is cutting costs and raising tuition amid the Illinois budget impasse despite the emergency higher education appropriations signed by Gov. Bruce Rauner on April 25. Oakton, which has campuses in Des...

Rauner approves emergency funding for Illinois higher education

Billy Kobin, Reporter

April 25, 2016

Gov. Bruce Rauner signed a bipartisan state Senate bill into law Monday that will allocate $600 million in short-term funding to public state universities, colleges and Monetary Award Program grant recipients. The bill passe...