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Posted inCity News

COVID-19 update on Oct. 14: Five new cases in Evanston, 2,481 in the state

The advisory panel to the Food and Drug Administration unanimously voted Thursday to recommend that the FDA approve Moderna booster shots for people who had previously received Moderna’s vaccine. People eligible for the booster shot include people over 65 and other adults who are considered at high risk. The eligible groups are those eligible for […]

Posted inSchools

D65 Board approves $151 million operating budget for FY’22; enrollment continues to decline

At its Sept. 27 meeting, the District 65 School Board unanimously approved a budget for the District’s school year 2021-2022 (FY’22). The final budget pegs operating revenues at about $151.3 million and operating expenses at about $151 million, and projects that the District will operate at a surplus of $302,523. Overall, operating revenues are expected […]

Posted inSchools

Expenditures per student at District 65’s K-5, middle and magnet schools range from $15,177 to $20,092

School District 65 last school year spent significantly more at schools where students had relatively greater needs, according to a report presented to the Finance Committee of the District 65 Finance Committee on Sept. 20. The report, presented by Raphael Obafemi, Chief Financial and Operational Officer, and Kathy Zalewski, Business Manager, was prepared in collaboration […]