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.
The Evanston/Skokie School District 65 Board of Education Tuesday night voted unanimously, 6-0, to ask the taxpayers of the district for an additional $14.5 million a year in operating funds for the next eight years.
Northwestern University in a recently-formed partnership with Evanston's school districts used the recent holiday break, while students were away, to remove excess chemical products created during regular science instruction from the schools.
A special meeting of the Evanston/Skokie School District 65 Board of Education has been called for Tuesday night to consider a possible referendum to be placed on the April 4 school elections ballot that would raise an extra $14.5 million a year in property tax revenue.