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The Daily Northwestern

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 bug’s eye view drawing of the Family Focus building, a tall red-brick school.

From Foster to Family Focus: More than a century of District 65 decisions in the 5th Ward

April 20, 2022

Evanston’s 5th Ward hasn’t had its own neighborhood school in more than 50 years.  But on March 14, after decades of activism, Evanston/Skokie School District 65’s Board of Education voted to...

An illustration features the outlines of two figures’ faces looking away from one another. A school building and a dividing line appear between them.

Local organizers reflect on city’s history of school segregation

May 14, 2021

Local organizers and experts discussed the history of school segregation in Evanston, the closure of the 5th Ward school and its current impacts on residents at a virtual panel hosted by Evanston Public...

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