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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

In Focus: A Park School teacher faced harassment after coming out as transgender. The school district struggled to act.

In Focus: A Park School teacher faced harassment after coming out as transgender. The school district struggled to act.

June 16, 2020

From a young age, Ren Heckathorne always saw themself as a teacher. Education always fascinated Heckathorne. They became familiar with the classroom and teaching from watching their mother, a special...

Outgoing board president Suni Kartha. Anya Tanyavutti will serve as the next board president.

District 65 emphasizes equity at last 2019-2020 meeting

June 9, 2020

At its final meeting of the school year, the Evanston/Skokie School District 65 board pledged to continue to pursue racial equity programming in the district. During her time as board president, Suni...

Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s stay-at-home orders and social distancing protocols have shifted local summer camps online or canceled camps altogether. For children, it’s a disappointing summer trailing a disappointing school year.

In-person camps prepare for a socially distant summer

May 22, 2020

For Evanston children, summer dreams have been ripped at the seams. Say goodbye to summer days spent tie-dyeing T-shirts and coasting down Slip ‘N Slides: Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s stay-at-home orders...

Christopher Latting (left) and Amber Henderson (right) will join the district on July 1.

New principals named for King Arts, Haven schools

May 20, 2020

Two new principals were unanimously appointed to schools in Evanston/Skokie School District 65 at a Monday school board meeting. Amber Henderson will take over at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Literary...

Board president Suni Katha. At Monday’s board meeting, Evanston/Skokie School District 65 board members discussed various scenarios for education in the fall.

D65 board talks plans for upcoming school year

April 27, 2020

Evanston/Skokie School District 65 is considering three options for the upcoming school year, co-interim superintendents Phil Ehrhardt and Heidi Wennstrom said at the board’s remote Monday meeting. The...

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