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Budget cuts for the next school year that were proposed and discussed last week were approved unanimously by the Evanston/Skokie School District 65 Board of Education Monday night in the event that voters should reject the $14.5 million operating referendum that is on the ballot for the April 4 election.
While they don’t like to think about it, the administration and board of the Evanston/Skokie School District 65 are already making plans for budget reductions in the event that its $14.5 million operating referendum should be rejected by the voters next month.
A forum for District 65 school board candidates, sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Evanston, the Evanston Community Foundation and Evanston/Skokie PTA Council, will take place on Tuesday, March 14.
The candidates nearly outnumbered the dozen or so members of the audience Tuesday night at a forum in the cavernous auditorium at Evanston Township High School for six persons vieing for four positions on the school’s District 202 Board of Education.
Registration for summer classes at Oakton Community College begins Wednesday, March 22. School officials say students can save time with seven- or eight-week classes and save money when compared to cost of classes at a four-year college.