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School District 65 shows improvement on 5Essentials survey, but scores below state average in ‘effective leaders’ and ‘collaborative teachers’

On the 2021 5Essentials survey, School District 65 scored higher in each of the five areas deemed critical for school success than it did in 2020. The District scored in the “Average Implementation” range in three areas:  Effective Leaders, Collaborative Teachers and Ambitious Instruction.  It scored in the “More Implementation” range for the other two […]

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Evanston NAACP hosts panel on critical race theory

During its virtual Freedom Fund and Community Awards Banquet held virtually November 20, the Evanston/North Shore chapter of the NAACP conducted a discussion among several history and philosophy scholars about critical race theory, the academic discipline that has become a nationwide political controversy this year.  In Virginia earlier this month, Republican Glenn Youngkin won the […]