Forum on Evanston Pension Crisis

The League of Women Voters of Evanston is sponsoring a forum on Evanston pension obligations on Thursday, November 17, 2011, at 7:00 pm in the Community Room at the Evanston Public Library.  Speakers from the city, the Illinois legislature and the police and fire fighters pension funds will explain how the current problem developed and what Evanston can do to meet its obligations in the cu

A tougher sell on biology honors at ETHS

The District 202 Board of Education heard Monday a proposal from Superintendent Eric Witherspoon for instituting its earned honors concept for freshman biology next year at Evanston Township High School.
But it encountered resistance from two first-term board members who were elected after last year’s encounter with freshman humanities.