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

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern


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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...

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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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District 65 board hears updates on dual language program, 5th Ward school

April 22, 2024

The Evanston/Skokie School District 65 Board of Education heard updates about its middle school dual language program and 5th Ward school construction plans at its meeting Monday. The meeting followed...

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Evanston/Skokie School District 65 community members meet new superintendent

April 17, 2024

About 200 Evanston/Skokie School District 65 community members attended a welcome reception for newly appointed Superintendent Angel Turner at the Joseph E. Hill Education Center Tuesday evening. Turner...

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District 65 to expand Dual Language program, parents remain concerned about Bessie Rhodes closure

April 15, 2024

As Evanston/Skokie School District 65 plans to expand District 65’s Dual Language program to middle school students in the 2024-25 school year, parents of students at the Dr. Bessie Rhodes School of...

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