District 65 School Board Raises Issues with New Education Funding Formula

Evanston/Skokie School District 65 officials said new state legislation changing the way schools are funded is a good step forward, but has also brought to light a few concerns. The new “evidence-based” funding formula — which became law in August after years of negotiation — prioritizes districts with poor property wealth, District ...

Candance Chow Endorsed by Evanston Mayors Tisdahl & Hagerty, Alderman Tendam in State Rep. Race

Today, Candance Chow, the only Evanston resident running for State Representative in the 17th District open seat, announced the endorsements of Former Evanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl, current Evanston Mayor Steve Hagerty, and former 6th Ward Alderman Mark Tendam. “We are lucky to have someone like Candance Chow, D65 School Board member and former Pre...