The message at a news conference this morning outside Evanston/Skokie School District 65 headquarters was stark. Black students have been underserved and poorly educated for the past 50 years in Evanston, and the situation is not getting any better.
A report that indicates that Evanston students of color are actually doing quite well when it comes to college enrollment is a topic of discussion for tonight’s joint meeting of the District 65 and District 202 school boards.
Student journalists at Evanston Township High School plan to meet tomorrow with Principal Marcus Campbell to work out details for implementing a tentative agreement that would allow the redistribution of stories in The Evanstonian that led to confiscation of the school newspaper.
A two-page spread in Evanston Township High School’s student newspaper about marijuana usage led to a confiscation of the paper by school officials. We’ve examined the content of the offending articles and can now report on what they say.
Evanston Township High School officials say they've issued a no-trespass order against a former drama teacher after allegations surfaced online this week from two former students that he'd had inappropriate sexual contact with them at the school years ago.
A group of student journalists brought a lawyer with them to this week’s District 202 Board meeting to contest the confiscation by school authorities of a recent issue of the school newspaper, The Evanstonian.