J. Landis Martin, chairman and managing director of Platte River Equity, LLC, a Denver-based private equity firm, was elected Chair of the Northwestern University Board of Trustees Monday, succeeding William A. Osborn, effective Sept.
The Evanston/Skokie School District 65 Board of Education voted 5-1 Monday night to end the practice of tracking for its eighth-grade algebra students, essentially to quash the perception that students of color are not as good at math as their white counterparts.
Mathematics teachers at the Evanston/Skokie District 65 middle schools have presented a plan to the Board of Education that they hope will avoid turning off some middle school students from achieving success in math because of their initial placement in algebra class.
A planned nine-story 242-unit residential development at 831 Emerson St. has gained a three-and-a-half-foot front yard setback as the developer seeks final approval for the project at tonight's Evanston City Council meeting.
Evanston aldermen tonight are to decide whether to designate the building at 1726 Hinman Ave. as a city landmark or let the property's owner, the Sigma Chi Foundation, move ahead with plans to demolish it.