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City explores possibility of staffer devoted to issues of equity

Nora Shelly, City Editor

October 23, 2016

Filed under City, Local, Politics

A new position could be created within Evanston government starting next year that would work exclusively toward increasing equity in the city. The staffer, called the equity and empowerment coordinator, would look into all...

District 65 introduces racial and educational equity statement, appoints equity consultant

Jerry Lee, Summer Managing Editor

June 15, 2016

Filed under City, Local

Evanston/Skokie School District 65 Board of Education specified implementations to move forward with the racial and educational equity initiative, first introduced in December, at a board meeting Monday evening. During the...

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...