Members of the Evanston Township High School basketball team spent the day today using yellow road marking paint to add a giant Black Lives Matter sign to the Dodge Avenue pavement in front of the school.
Evanston Skokie District 65 is surveying parents about how school should open this fall - - back to the old normal, a partially new normal, or continuing with what became normal for three months -- remote learning.
“It’s a great day to be a Wildkit.” That’s how Evanston Township High School superintendent Eric Witherspoon ended an email sent this week to parents, students, and staff at ETHS. But while it may indeed be a great day, it’s also a confusing one.
Northwestern University is reportedly offering about 4,000 staff members buyouts and hopes that 150 to 200 workers will accept the deal designed to reduce the school's costs as it copes with the financial distress caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
For day care centers, this is definitely not just another day. Those centers may be starting to reopen, but the head of Evanston’s Early Childhood Council says “we’re looking at a potential collapse” of the early childhood education system.
Northwestern University officials have pledged to review the operations of the school's police department as part of a broader response to national concerns about violence and discriminatory policies impacting marginalized people.