Adrian Dortch is the only candidate running for seats on both Evanston school boards this year. He also ran for both boards and lost in 2007.

In a video interview with Evanston Now, Dortch said he’d like to see the schools develop what he calls Individualized Family Education Plans — somewhat like the IEPs developed now for children with learning difficulties.

He suggests the plans could provide tutoring for struggling parents and could be paid for with revenue from the city’s tax increment financing districts.

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Dortch, of 412 Custer Ave., grew up in Evanston and is an entrepreneur, operating the Entrepreneur Endeavors Academy and Dortch Wellness.

He’s a 1995 graduate of ETHS and attended Columbia College Chicago for two years.

He and his wife Simbryt have two children, ages 3 and 4.

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Bill Smith is the editor and publisher of Evanston Now.

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