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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...

Parents criticize police’s handling of sexual assault case

Cassidy Wang, Assistant City Editor

November 14, 2019

A month after their daughter’s attack, the parents of an Evanston middle school student are demanding answers, upset with how the police have been investigating allegations of their daughter being sexually assaulted at school. The...

Police investigate racial slur sent to D65 schools

Samantha Handler, City Editor

November 12, 2019

Evanston police are investigating letters containing the N-word that were sent to three Evanston/Skokie District 65 schools, police said The Chicago Tribune reported on Monday that the District 65 interim superintendents informed families on Nov. 8 that Kingsley Elementary, Park School and the J.E.H. Education Center...