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D65 Administrators Present Three-Year Plan To Improve Student Achievement

First Published in the RoundTable on Sept. 3, 2008. On Aug. 18, School District 65 administrators presented to members of the School Board a three-year plan containing three goals and numerous strategies to improve academic achievement, improve the District’s facilities, and maintain financial solvency. The plan brings together in one document many of the strategies […]

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D65 School Board to Retain Consultant To Study Wide Range of ‘Momentous’ Issues

First Published in the RoundTable on Jan. 21, 2009. At a District 65 School Board meeting on Jan. 6, a discussion on whether to eliminate the “Willard Island” as part of Willard School’s attendance area quickly expanded to include a wide range of other issues: overcrowding at Willard School and other schools, maintaining diversity in […]

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School District 65 Projecting $18 Million in Deficits Over Next Five Years

School District 65 is projecting a slight surplus for its fiscal year ending June 30, 2010, and then deficits of $1.7 million, $3.7 million, $5.4 million and $7.2 million over the next four years, or a cumulative total of about $18 million over the five-year period. The projections were prepared in collaboration with the District’s […]