The Daily Northwestern

Substitute teacher sues District 65 for racial, sex discrimination

Paige Leskin, City Editor

November 20, 2014

Filed under City, Education, Local

A substitute teacher is suing Evanston/Skokie School District 65, claiming he was not given a permanent teaching position because he is a white male. In a complaint filed in a Circuit Court of Cook County on Nov. 13, Elliott Cady alleged bo...

ACLU: Title IX coverage explicitly extended to transgender students

Tyler Pager, Assistant Campus Editor

April 29, 2014

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

The Office for Civil Rights in the U.S. Department of Education explicitly stated for the first time on Tuesday that Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 extends to claims of discrimination based on gender identity. The OCR released a n...

Judges rules discrimination lawsuit against Evanston can proceed

Patrick Svitek, Summer Editor

August 27, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories, The Summer Northwestern 2013

A discrimination lawsuit against Evanston will move forward after the city's attempt to stop it failed last week. Judge John Darrah ruled Aug. 21 that Elke Tober-Purze's sex bias claim was "adequately pled," denying the c...