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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 young boy sitting on his father’s shoulders holding a tambourine as they walk along a sidewalk behind a group of protesters.

District 65 Board to vote on resolution on potential Bessie Rhodes closure

May 21, 2024

The Evanston/Skokie School District 65 Board of Education voted 6-1 to introduce a resolution for closing the Dr. Bessie Rhodes School of Global Studies after the 2025-26 school year. The vote came at...

Student filling in a heart drawn on a sidewalk with pink chalk in front of messages reading “SAVE BESSIE RHODES” and “I (heart) BESSIE RHODES.”

Bessie Rhodes parents demand dialogue with District 65 administrators about planned school closure

May 7, 2024

Parents of students attending the Dr. Bessie Rhodes School of Global Studies demanded two-way communication with Evanston/Skokie School District 65 Board of Education members and administrators at the...

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‘Yo soy Bessie Rhodes’: Parents demand District 65 keep K-8 bilingual school open

April 23, 2024

On a breezy Monday evening, Rebecca García-Sosa marched down Church Street alongside more than 125 other parents and students from the Dr. Bessie Rhodes School of Global Studies.  García-Sosa held...

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Sergio Hernandez Jr., D65 board incumbent, talks equity-focused education and addressing racial disparities

March 15, 2023

Growing up, Sergio Hernandez Jr. said he found it challenging to navigate the American school system without strong bilingual services for his parents, both of whom are immigrants. Hernandez said it...

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As D65 proceeds with 5th Ward school, environmental advocates ask for commitment to sustainability

March 8, 2023

Evanston resident Janet Alexander Davis’ oldest son attended kindergarten at the Foster School in 1966. Because Foster was in their neighborhood, Davis would walk her son to school every day.  But...

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