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ETHS Receives $1.5 million Gift From Alum for Student Support

Evanston RoundTable Schools - Mon, 08/03/2020 - 15:43
Aug. 3    Evanston Township High School students will receive support in and out of the classroom during the 2020-21 school year thanks in part to a $1.5 million gift from alumnus Henry Engelhardt (Class of 1975).

<b>Illinois</b> officials call to abolish history classes in the state until an &#39;alternative&#39; is set up to highlight ...

Google News - Evanston - Mon, 08/03/2020 - 15:37
In a Sunday news conference in Evanston, Illinois, Democratic State Representative LaShawn K. Ford said "current history teachings lead to a racist ...

Roycemore Debuts New Online Class Options for Flexible Learning

Google News - Evanston - Mon, 08/03/2020 - 15:15
Roycemore School in Evanston last week announced the launch of its ... should the State of Illinois or other authorities require physical schools to ...

Roycemore Summer Virtual Admissions Morning

Google News - Evanston - Mon, 08/03/2020 - 13:00
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Summer Virtual Admissions Morning

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<b>Illinois</b> lawmaker calls to abolish history classes because curriculum leads &#39;to white privilege and a ...

Google News - Evanston - Mon, 08/03/2020 - 10:56
Local leaders at a Sunday press conference in Evanston, which is north of Chicago, met to discuss how the current history curriculum builds what they ...

School District 65 Posts Survey Results for Spring Remote Learning

Evanston RoundTable Schools - Mon, 08/03/2020 - 10:04
School District 65 posted the results of a “Remote Learning Survey” on its website last week. The survey was conducted between May 19 and June 3 to gather information about the remote learning provided by the District last spring.

School District 65 Posts Survey Results for Spring Remote Learning

Evanston RoundTable Schools - Mon, 08/03/2020 - 10:04
School District 65 posted the results of a “Remote Learning Survey” on its website last week. The survey was conducted between May 19 and June 3 to gather information about the remote learning provided by the District last spring.

Police Annual Report Gets Close Reading With Defunding an Issue

Evanston RoundTable City News - Mon, 08/03/2020 - 07:26
Aug. 3   At the July 27 City Council meeting, several aldermen pressed police officials to provide more details, citing issues brought into focus as part of the defunding movement.

Police Annual Report Gets Close Reading With Defunding an Issue

Evanston RoundTable City News - Mon, 08/03/2020 - 07:26
Aug. 3   At the July 27 City Council meeting, several aldermen pressed police officials to provide more details, citing issues brought into focus as part of the defunding movement.

Allen: Black Lives Matter is political — because Black Identity is too

Daily Northwestern - Sun, 08/02/2020 - 22:10

When people say that race is a social construction, the concept can be a bit abstract. The racial categories that we’re familiar with have boundaries and definitions that are not based in biology, which means that our understanding of those categories is dependent on the context in which we exist. I’ve grown up in America...

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As Fall Quarter approaches, the Wirtz Center looks to new opportunities for student theatre and collaboration

Daily Northwestern - Sun, 08/02/2020 - 21:41

Of the many pillars of Northwestern student life to be affected by the move to online classes in the spring, few were hit harder than the theatre community. All live performances at Virginia Wadsworth Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts were put on hold, with a couple mainstage productions pushed back to the fall. With...

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Bilingual rapper Audax the Damsel talks inspiration behind some of her songs

Daily Northwestern - Sun, 08/02/2020 - 21:01

Audax the Damsel, a bilingual rapper from the greater Chicago area and Weinberg sophomore, spoke with The Daily about the inspiration behind some of her greatest songs, the meaning behind her name and her history as a rapper. DANIELLA TELLO-GARZON: From The Daily Northwestern, I’m Daniella Tello-Garzon, and you’re listening to Sound Source, a podcast...

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State Rep. calls for a diverse history curriculum and the suspension of Illinois history classes until that is achieved

Daily Northwestern - Sun, 08/02/2020 - 20:43

State Rep. La Shawn Ford (D-Chicago) called for the replacement of history classes with civics lessons until the state’s curriculum and textbooks are updated to be adequately diverse as she stood alongside Evanston community leaders at a press conference Sunday. The event, co-hosted by Evanston resident Meleika Gardner, was a follow-up to a June press...

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Chicago-Area Leaders Call for <b>Illinois</b> to Change Schools&#39; History Curriculum

Google News - Evanston - Sun, 08/02/2020 - 20:41
Leaders in education, politics and other areas gathered in suburban Evanston Sunday to ask that the Illinois State Board of Education to change the ...

Disney Comes to Sheboygan (August 8th, 1998)

Google News - Evanston - Sun, 08/02/2020 - 19:00
... thousand people watching the parade are out-of-town some traveled from spar wave evanston illinois see mickey mouse but of course, you know, ...

<b>Evanston</b> group calls for history class to be updated with contributions from underrepresented groups

Google News - Evanston - Sun, 08/02/2020 - 17:30
"I'm calling on the Illinois State Board of Education and local school districts to take immediate action by removing current history books and curriculum ...

Fifth Ward Residents Mull Next Move in Response to Recent Violence

Evanston RoundTable City News - Sun, 08/02/2020 - 14:24
Aug. 2   A neighborhood suggestion box and return of a gun buyback program were among the strategies named by residents at a virtual Fifth Ward meeting called July 28 to address the ward’s recent violence.

Fifth Ward Residents Mull Next Move in Response to Recent Violence

Evanston RoundTable City News - Sun, 08/02/2020 - 14:24
Aug. 2   A neighborhood suggestion box and return of a gun buyback program were among the strategies named by residents at a virtual Fifth Ward meeting called July 28 to address the ward’s recent violence.

10 amazing lighthouses worth exploring

Google News - Evanston - Sun, 08/02/2020 - 07:00
Grosse Point Lighthouse • Evanston, Illinois • Climbers not only get a stirring view of Lake Michigan, but also of downtown Chicago from this ...

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