An Evanston non-profit is distributing $20,000 in school supplies to 1,000 District 65 students this weekend -- but organizers say that meets less than half the need for supplies among poverty-level students.
Famous Evanston women, from Frances Willard to former mayor Lorraine Morton, will be featured in an exhibition sponsored by the City of Evanston and the Evanston Arts Council, opening this month at the Noyes Cultural Arts Center.
About 300 teachers packed the board room at the headquarters of the Evanston/Skokie School District 65 Wednesday and learned to their dismay that none of the district’s board members have participated so far in negotiations on a new contract.
Evanston/Skokie School District 65 Board President Candance Chow is “optimistic” that contract negotiations with the teachers union will reach a conclusion satisfactory to both sides and that a federal mediator will be unnecessary.
With the current four-year teachers contract running out, and the fate of the state budget still uncertain, the Evanston Township High School District 202 Board announced Wednesday it had inked a one-year contract extension with the District 202 Teachers Council.