The Daily Northwestern

Panelists discuss education in low-income neighborhoods

Emily Chin, Assistant Campus Editor

February 20, 2015

Filed under Campus, Events, Speakers

About 25 percent of the educated population still believes the sun revolves around the earth, Doug Low, vice president and director of development at Kidz Express, told a panel at the Roberta Buffett Center on Thursday. The talk, ...

Evanston school superintendents criticize PARCC state testing, implementation

Paige Leskin, City Editor

November 14, 2014

Filed under City, Education, Local, National, State

As Illinois schools begin preparations for a new assessment that students will take in the spring, staff at both Evanston school districts expressed concerns last week about the test’s implementation. The Partnership for...

Illinois granted waiver from No Child Left Behind Act

Paige Leskin, Assistant City Editor

April 24, 2014

Filed under City, Education, Latest Stories

Illinois was granted a waiver April 18 from the No Child Left Behind Act, joining 42 other states exempted from punishment if schools do not meet standards set by the law, which include a demonstrated 100 percent proficiency by...