The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern, District 65 announce new STEM partnership office

Robin Opsahl, City Editor

May 11, 2016

Filed under City, Education, Local

Northwestern and Evanston/Skokie School District 65 announced plans to create a new partnership office focused on strengthening science, technology, engineering and mathematics programs in local schools. The new office was ...

District 65 reveals plan for addressing black student achievement

Darby Hopper, Reporter

April 26, 2016

Filed under City, Education, Latest Stories, Local

More than 100 people met Monday at the Joseph E. Hill Early Childhood Center to discuss the achievement gap between white and black students in Evanston/Skokie School District 65 and the district’s goals for addressing these raci...

Y.O.U. hosts talk on pilot school model

Hal Jin, Reporter

October 15, 2014

Filed under City, Education

Youth Organizations Umbrella, a local youth development agency, hosted a discussion Tuesday on its pilot program of the "community school" model, which aims to engage Evanston and Skokie parents in their students' school communiti...

Evanston residents complain about traffic from new indoor soccer facility

Sophia Bollag, City Editor

June 10, 2014

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics

Several residents spoke out during Monday's City Council meeting about traffic on residential streets from the new indoor soccer facility near Evanston Township High School. More than 40 youth soccer teams organized by Team...

D65 slates public forums on superintendent search

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

November 21, 2013

Filed under City, Education, Local

Evanston/Skokie School District 65 announced Wednesday it has scheduled four community forums to solicit public input on its next superintendent. The meetings are the next step in D65's quest to replace Hardy Murphy, who...

Evanston/Skokie District 65 to work with consultant to assess teacher appraisal system

Manuel Rapada, City Editor

February 26, 2013

Filed under City, Education, Local

Evanston/Skokie District 65 will look to a long-standing survey partner to assess the district’s teacher evaluation system. A $73,132-a-year contract with ECRA Group, Inc., passed in a consent agenda vote during Monday night...

Evanston-Skokie District 65 reports Internet, phone outage

Manuel Rapada, City Editor

January 11, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs

Evanston-Skokie District 65 schools had no phone or Internet Thursday afternoon due to an issue with service provider Comcast. Phones were operating, however, at the Joseph E. Hill Education Center, according to an email from...