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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

Bessie Rhodes currently offers the bilingual Two-Way Immersion program for students in kindergarten through fifth grade.

Bessie Rhodes parents remain concerned about future of bilingual Two-Way Immersion program

February 9, 2024

When Evanston resident Andrea Martinez was picking a school for her son, she had her eyes set on the Dr. Bessie Rhodes School of Global Studies, where he could participate in the school’s Two-Way Immersion...

Evanston/Skokie District 65 parents attended the Two-Way Immersion program information session at Dawes Elementary School.

D65 discusses bilingual curriculum at TWI night, middle school program remains under question

November 9, 2023

Around 20 Evanston/Skokie District 65 parents attended a Two-Way Immersion program information session on Thursday at Dawes Elementary School. The event was led by D65’s Multilingual Program Director...

A brown school sits on a row of green dollar bills.

‘Sick to my stomach’: 5th Ward school is $25 million over budget, board to consider alternate plans

October 17, 2023

The much-anticipated plans to build a new school in the 5th Ward are projected to cost more than $25 million more than the allocated $40 million budget, according to a recent financial assessment commissioned...

Parents specified they did not oppose the construction of the 5th Ward school, but instead supported initial plans for the TWI program to be relocated to this school.

Bessie Rhodes parents demand preservation of K-8 magnet program in letter

October 5, 2023

In a letter sent to the Evanston/Skokie District 65 school board Wednesday, parents at Dr. Bessie Rhodes School of Global Studies expressed concerns over the future of the magnet program. The Bessie...

Parents specified they did not oppose the construction of the 5th Ward school, but instead supported initial plans for the TWI program to be relocated to this school.

Parents fight for STEM school in 5th Ward

January 23, 2019

After going without a neighborhood school in the 5th Ward for more than 50 years, a group of parents are pushing for a science, technology, engineering and mathematics school as a part of continued efforts...

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