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February 21, 2019 

District 65 Implementing a Culturally Responsive Pedagogy to Teach Higher-Order Thinking
“The Zaretta Hammond Model emphasizes sustaining an intellectually and socially safe learning environment that builds students’ intellective capacity while centering a focus on accelerating learning and increasing independence,” the report says.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Deep Learning: What it Means and Views on How to Foster It in All Students
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 attainment of these skills between racial and socio-economic groups.
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
At ETHS, 'Access and Success' With AP Scores
Between 2012 and 2018, there was a 27% increase in the number of students taking at least one AP exam and a 30% increase in the number of students earning a score of 3 or higher.
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
School District 65's Latest Projections Show Balanced Budgets for Next Six Years
At the School District 65 Finance Committee meeting on Feb. 11, Kathy Zalewski, Business Manager, presented financial projections for the District’s next six school years. While the projections rest on many assumptions, they show the District is on track to balancing its budget through the next six school years ending June 30, 2025 (FY’25), and to have a surplus at the end of that year which can go toward reducing a potential deficit in FY’26.
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
School District 65 Planning to Consolidate TWI Strands
To carry out that recommendation, the District is planning to consolidate TWI strands so that no school has a single strand of TWI, said Dr. Beardsley. Administrators plan to spend the next year deciding on which schools will house the TWI program on a long-term basis.
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Candance Chow's Comments on the 2018 Achievement Report
"I call on us to work with the administration as our spring performance data becomes available and question, rationalize and prioritize the work of our plan."
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
African-American Youth Achievement Awards
Students from Evanston/Skokie school districts 65 and 202 were honored at the African-American Youth Achievement Awards program on Feb. 7. (Photo: Evanston Photographic/Genie Lemieux)
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Oakton to Host March 12 Health Careers Information Session
Prospective students interested in health careers are invited to attend a free information session beginning at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, in Room P103 of Oakton Community College’s Skokie campus, 7701 N. Lincoln Ave.
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
School District 65's Achievement Report Presents Disappointing Results
Superintendent Paul Goren said, “The data information, as such, are a clarion call to all District 65 educators to focus our work to improving outcomes, especially outcomes of kids of color and those from historically marginalized backgrounds.”
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
D65 Magnet School Open Houses Feb 20-21
Evanston/Skokie School District 65 is inviting incoming kindergarten families to learn more about its two magnet school options - Dr. Bessie Rhodes School of Global Studies and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Literary and Fine Arts School.
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
District 65 Participates in Activities to Honor and Affirm Black Students
 This February, students, educators, and families across School District 65 participated in a series of activities and events as part of the district’s commitment to Black student success.
Friday, February 15, 2019
Ambitious Goals and Community Support at Officer and Gentlemen Academy Kickoff
Gabe Rosen was “kind of skeptical” when he joined the first class of the Officer and Gentlemen Academy two years ago. He soon learned that “The officers care about us. They want the best for us. They are trying to prepare us for life,” he told the crowd of some 100 people at the Jan. 26 kickoff for the Officer and Gentlemen Academy.
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
'The Evanston Fatherhood Initiative' Feb. 21
The Infant Welfare Society of Evanston (IWSE) will premiere its documentary film, “The Evanston Fatherhood Initiative,” at 6 p.m. on Feb. 21 at Family Focus Theater, 2010 Dewey Ave. Open to the public, the screening will include a welcome reception and panel discussion.
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
EvanSTEM and EPL to Offer Six STEM Mini-Camps This Summer
EvanSTEM, a project within Evanston-Skokie School District 65, and the Evanston Public Library plan to run six STEM mini-camps this summer with the help of a grant of $10,000 received from Motorola Solutions Foundation, the charitable arm of Motorola Solutions, Inc. The mini-camps will help provide underrepresented and underserved students across Evanston with technology and engineering learning.
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
District 65 to Host Community Sharing Circles
Given the rise of racist and hateful incidents occurring in our schools, parks, playgrounds, and across our communities, Evanston/Skokie School District 65 is convening two community-based restorative sharing circles.
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
School District 65 Incoming Kindergarten Events
Evanston/Skokie School District 65 is inviting families of incoming kindergartners to learn more about the kindergarten experience through a special event series this winter. Children must be five years-old on or before September 1 to register for kindergarten.
Friday, January 11, 2019
ETHS Jazz Festival This Weekend
 Evanston Township High School’s annual jazz festival will be held on Feb. 9, culminating with an evening concert by the Chicago State University Community Jazz Band. The ETHS Jazz Ensemble will open the concert in the ETHS auditorium under the direction of Matthew Bufis, Director of Bands. The festival’s noontime concert will feature the Lowdown Brass Band.
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Baker Eighth Graders Compete in Annual Cardboard Regatta
Baker Demonstration School eighth-graders gathered on Jan. 11 for their annual cardboard Boat Regatta. The competition is more than a fun spectator event for the whole school – it also serves as the cumulative project for the eighth-graders’ classroom explorations in physics and math.
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
MAP Normative Data Shows Significantly Higher Achievement Levels for CPS Students than NAEP or PARCC
In recent years, Paul Zavitkovsky, a researcher and leadership coach at the Center for Urban Education Leadership Program at the University of Illinois at Chicago, noticed that MAP tests are generating significantly higher results than those generated by the National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP) and the Illinois PARCC tests.
Wednesday, August 8, 2018

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