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Letter to the Editor: Stop claiming Mayor Emanuel’s CPS plan is ‘elitist’

April 17, 2017

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Over the past weeks, a great deal of controversy has erupted surrounding Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s proposed “Learn. Plan. Succeed.” initiative to increase high school graduation requirements for Chicago Public Schools students....

Letter to the Editor: Fostering the next generation’s civic engagement begins in the classroom

October 20, 2016

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

For many Northwestern students, November will be the first time they cast a ballot in a presidential election. In just a few weeks, students will be lined up to pull a lever that will determine the course of our nation — no...

District 65 budget cuts to eliminate 29 full-time positions

Marissa Page, Assistant City Editor

April 2, 2015

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

The Evanston/Skokie School District 65 Board of Education approved a budget restructuring plan that will effectively cut 29 full-time staffers. The layoffs — effective July 1 — come in light of a projected budget deficit o...

Annual STEM event focuses on K-12 education

Olivia Exstrum, Assistant Campus Editor

November 5, 2014

Filed under Campus, Events, Faculty, Science & Technology, Speakers

The Northwestern Office of STEM Education Partnerships hosted its sixth annual statewide STEM Summit on Wednesday, highlighting the importance of K-12 STEM education. The summit featured a keynote speaker, panel discussi...