Evanston District 65 school board members will be told tonight that as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic they're facing a $4.3 million revenue shortfall in the budget for the fiscal year that starts in July.
Lori Lightfoot, the mayor of Chicago who has become a key voice — and face — of social distancing, will deliver this year’s commencement address at Northwestern University, which will be held virtually in June.
Echo Allen, the student representative to the Evanston Township High School Board, spoke at this week's virtual board meeting about the impact of COVID-19's sudden disruption of the school year on students at the school.
At an Evanston Township High School virtual board meeting Monday night, board member Gretchen Livingston raised questions about whether the school should move forward with a project to upgrade facilities around the school's outdoor track.
Northwestern University President Morton Schapiro says the school plans to freeze faculty and staff salaries for the coming school year as part of its response to financial pressures created by the COVID-19 pandemic.