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District 65 School Board and administrators move to dismiss federal lawsuit

District 65 School Board and administrators on Aug. 30 filed a motion to dismiss the complaint that was filed against them by Stacy Deemar in the United States District Court in Chicago on June 29. The complaint alleges that defendants treated Deemar differently from her colleagues because of her race “when they intentionally segregated staff […]

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School District 65’s $150 million tentative operating budget for FY’22 lays out spending to address learning loss

At the August 9 meeting of School District 65’s Finance Committee, Kathy Zalewski, Business Manager, presented a tentative budget for the 2021-2022 school year (FY’22), and presented information estimating how the District will end its current fiscal year, which ended on June 30, 2021 (FY’21).  The District is estimating it will close out FY’21 with a […]

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COVID-19 Update on March 1: One New Case in Evanston, 1,143 in the State

Johnson & Johnson’s Vaccine The CDC officially approved Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine on Feb. 28 for people 18 and older. CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, M.D., said the vaccine “has been shown to be safe and effective in preventing severe COVID-19 illness, hospitalization, and death.”  Yesterday, Dr. Anthony Fauci, Chief Medical Advisor to President Joe […]

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RoundTable Series on Student Achievement at School Districts 65 and 202

This paper contains all three articles in the RoundTable’s series on student achievement at Evanston/Skokie School District 65 (2001-09) and ETHS School District 202 (2004-09), published in June/July 2010. The articles, by Larry Gavin, are based on extensive reports prepared by Paul Zavitkovsky of the Urban School Leadership Program at the University of Illinois-Chicago. Rather […]

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RoundTable Series On Student Achievement At School Districts 65 and 202

At the Evanston RoundTable’s request, Paul Zavitkovsky, of the Urban School Leadership Project at the University of Illinois-Chicago, prepared an analysis of School District 65’s test results on the Illinois Standard Achievement Tests (ISATs) for the period 2001-09 and School District 202’s test results on the Prairie State Achievement Tests (PSAEs) for the period 2004-09. […]