First the good news: Evanston/Skokie School District 65 students are performing at or above national averages. Now the bad news: Those scoring in the bottom quartile are predominantly students of color.
Imagine if you had to walk a mile each morning to access clean water for the day. Students at a Rotary-sponsored club in Evanston are staging a mile-long walk on Wednesday in an effort to raise money for a water well project in Haiti.
While higher education is still struggling to get to parity when it comes to women and minorities in senior leadership positions, Oakton Community College is among 11 institutions recognized by the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources for diversity and equity in leadership positions.