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COVID-19 Update on April 16: Seven New Cases in Evanston, 3,866 in the State

IDPH Focuses on College Students Today, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced “College Vaccination Days” to encourage all community college and public and private university students across Illinois to get vaccinated at mass vaccination sites. This weekend and next week State-supported mass vaccination sites across Illinois will have COVID-19 vaccination appointments available for college […]

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COVID-19 Update on April 15: Eleven New Cases in Evanston, 3,581 in the State

 Vaccinations of Evanston Residents The City’s vaccine dashboard reflects that a total of 53,690 doses of vaccines have been administered to residents of Evanston. This number is reported by the Illinois Department of Public Health and includes all vaccinations no matter where the vaccination was administered. So far, 94% of Evanston residents 65 and older […]

Posted inSchools

District 65 2020 Achievement Report: More Limited in Scope, But Same Trends

At their April 12 meeting, District 65 School Board members discussed the District’s 2020 Accountability and Achievement Report. Due to limitations resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, the report provides more limited data: the percentage of students meeting the 50th percentile on the Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) test given in the winter of the 2019-20 […]

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COVID-19 Update on April 14: Six New Cases in Evanston, 3,536 in the State

Get Vaccinations, Wear Masks Governor JB Pritzker today announced an additional State mass vaccination site in Matteson, Cook County, that will be open to all eligible Illinois residents on Thursday, April 15. “With the State’s seven-day test positivity rate and hospitalizations on the rise, local and State health officials are urging Illinois residents to seek […]

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District 65 Superintendent Devon Horton Proposes New School Board Committee Structure to Provide More Transparency

At the District 65 School Board Policy Committee meeting on April 12, Superintendent Devon Horton proposed a new School Board committee structure that would provide more transparency and afford the public the right to observe deliberations of members of the School Board with administrators on some key aspects of the District’s business. Dr. Horton proposed […]