The Daily Northwestern

ETHS shows increased student achievement in 2013-14 school year

Paige Leskin, City Editor

October 22, 2014

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

Data from the 2013-14 school year at Evanston Township High School showed record student achievement in many areas, including the highest amount of high scores on Advanced Placement exams and the lowest dropout rate in the school’s...

Evanston aldermen review improvements to programs for high-risk residents

Stephanie Kelly, Assistant City Editor

September 18, 2014

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics

City Council discussed initiatives to coordinate different city services for homeless and at-risk residents Monday. Officials from the Evanston Public Library and the city presented their plans to develop new programs in ...

Illinois granted waiver from No Child Left Behind Act

Paige Leskin, Assistant City Editor

April 25, 2014

Filed under City, Education, Latest Stories

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...

ETHS touts all-time high ACT record

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

October 23, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories

Evanston Township High School announced Wednesday that its class of 2013 set an all-time record for highest average composite score on the ACT. The seniors earned a mean score of 23.9 out of 36 on the college readiness exam,...

ETHS students start first year without class ranking

Edward Cox, Assistant Summer Editor

August 30, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories, The Summer Northwestern 2013

Evanston Township High School students started their first year without class ranking this week, the result of a nearly unanimous decision over the summer. On June 24, the District 202 board voted 6-1 to discontinue the practice...

Evanston aldermen delay introduction of ETHS safety zone ordinance

Patrick Svitek, Summer Editor

August 13, 2013

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics, The Summer Northwestern 2013

City Council on Monday night held off formally discussing a safety zone around Evanston Township High School amid growing concerns that the proposal would unfairly target black neighbors. In a rare response during citizen comment,...