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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

A bug’s eye view drawing of the Family Focus building, a tall red-brick school.

From Foster to Family Focus: More than a century of District 65 decisions in the 5th Ward

April 20, 2022

Evanston’s 5th Ward hasn’t had its own neighborhood school in more than 50 years.  But on March 14, after decades of activism, Evanston/Skokie School District 65’s Board of Education voted to...

A red-brick building with large, plated glass windows. Beneath one set of windows are a set of raised steel letters with the building name. A short green hedge borders the building in front of a sidewalk.

District 65 board approves plan to establish 5th Ward school

March 15, 2022

For the first time in over 50 years, 5th Ward parents may be able to send their children to a public neighborhood school nearby. Evanston/Skokie School District 65’s Board of Education voted unanimously...

A map of Evanston divided into elementary school zone districts. Colored blocks define the edges of the current school zones, and black lines outline the boundaries proposed by the SAP committee.

D65 Student Assignment Project committee presents school redistricting options to community

March 2, 2022

Community members learned about options for building the first public neighborhood school in the 5th Ward in 50 years and changing Evanston/Skokie School District 65's magnet programs Tuesday. The Student...

A photo of the outside of the Evanston/Skokie School District 65 Education Center. On the outside of the building, letters spell out the name of the center.

District 65 Student Assignment Project gets input on magnet schools, school boundaries

January 31, 2022

Evanston/Skokie School District 65’s Student Assignment Project committee held a meeting Saturday to gather community input on magnet school programs and school zones. The committee was launched by...

Two Oakton Elementary School students sitting in front of a bookshelf in an ACC classroom.

D65 Student Assignment Project discusses magnet programs, African-Centered Curriculum

January 25, 2022

On Saturday, Evanston/Skokie School District 65’s Student Assignment Project Committee discussed expanding magnet programs like the African-Centered Curriculum, which serves students in grades K-5 at...

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