Evanston/Skokie School District 65 Superintendent Paul Goren’s contract has been extended for an additional three years, and Assistant Superintendent John Price has accepted a position as superintendent of schools in North Chicago, effective June 30.
A group of Evanston Township High School students, estimated by school officials at about 600 strong, conducted their own political science experiment today by staging a march from the school to Fountain Square to protest the election of Donald Trump as president.
The Evanston/Skokie School District 65 Board of Education installed a new board member from the Latino community, passed a “safe haven” resolution to protect immigrant students, and discussed a newly released report on Hispanic Student Achievement at its regular meeting Monday night.
Now that Evanston has declared itself to be a “sanctuary city” and the Evanston Township High School District 202 board has unanimously passed a “safe haven” resolution for the high school, there was speculation that the District 65 board would follow suit.
Parents with children who are five years old on or before Sept. 1 are eligible to register them for kindergarten for the 2017-2018 school year, and officials of the Evanston/Skokie School District 65 are eager to make contact with them long before school starts.
In a landmark decision, the Evanston Township High School Board of Education became one of the first in the nation, and possibly the first in Illinois, to promise protection for its students from unlawful incursions by immigration officials.
A forum for candidates for the Evanston/Skokie School District 65 and Evanston Township High School boards will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 24, in the Foster Theater at Family Focus, 2010 Dewey Ave.
Spearheaded by a $2.5 million donation nearly two years ago, the new Evanston headquarters for Youth & Opportunity United (Y.O.U.) was opened to the public Monday with tours led by executive director Seth Green.