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School District 65 to Consider New Assignment System, New School Boundaries, New School in Fifth Ward

At the District 65 School Board meeting On Feb. 8, Sarita Smith, Manager of Student Assignments at School District 65, laid out a process to revise the District’s student assignment system, with the goals of modernizing the structure of the system, establishing new school boundaries, establishing an equitable selection process for magnet schools and programs, […]

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Overall, Students Report a Mixed Experience with Remote Learning at District 65

A recent update on the status of remote learning in School District 65 raised some concerns about the pace of instruction and the level of student engagement (the “Report”). The Report, prepared by Stacy Beardsley, Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum & Instruction at School District 65, was provided as an informational item to the School Board […]

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Plowing Through Winter

The winter storm system that hit California with rain, snow and mudslides last week left a thick blanket of white in Evanston as it moved through the Midwest, developing into a nor’easter off the coast of the Northeastern U.S. Evanston’s Public Works Agency was well prepared for the potent weather system that produced more than […]