The District 65 School Board adopted a full inclusion model in 2009. As time went on, though, in recognition that the District was required to provide a continuum of services […]
Only about 30% of Black and Latinx students are entering ETHS proficient in reading.
Eighth-graders must meet MAP’s college ready scores in reading to be deemed “proficient” in literacy when they enter ETHS.
At their Jan. 13 meeting, District 65 School Board members discussed the District’s 2019 Accountability and Achievement Report, which was presented to the Board that evening. One section of the […]
Significantly higher percentages of White students met at least two indicators of college readiness than Black and Latinx students in 2019.
One goal of the District 65 School Board is to increase the percentage of its students who meet benchmarks that indicate a student is on track to college and career […]
Evanston’s first African American residents arrived in the 1850s, and by 1880 there were approximately 125 African Americans in Evanston. The number grew to 737 in 1900. At that time, […]
The drop in the percentage of White, Black and Latinx students meeting college readiness benchmarks over time is significant.
Foster School, virtually an all-Black school in 1966, was closed as a neighborhood school in 1967 as part of the District’s desegregation plan, and it was closed altogether in 1979. […]
Cognitive-thinking skills, problem-solving skills, higher-order thinking, and deep learning are viewed by many as more important in education today than ever before. Yet, there are wide disparities in the relative […]