The budget season for the Evanston/Skokie District 65 School Board got off to a rocky start this week with persistent questioning by board members over the need for six additional assistant principals.
The only issue the Evanston Township High School District 202 School Board has with an administration proposal to end the practice of ranking students by grades is whether to do it now or wait for the Class of 2015.
It’s long been known that music education is an aid to enhancing a student’s math skills, but the Evanston/Skokie District 65 School Board this week received an update on plans for formalizing the process and to bring it into more schools.
Suppose you formed a committee that came up with a new name for your school and then you announced a public meeting to gather input from stakeholders…and even paid good money to advertise the meetings… and nobody came.
It took two votes to get it done, but the Evanston/Skokie District 65 school board Monday night agreed to a joint resolution with District 202 to form a Community Legislative Committee that would work on issues pertinent to Evanston schools.