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Play-based learning and its impact on young minds

In early childhood, the classroom does not look like an academic environment, but if you look closely you will see that children at play are actual...

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New District 65 Superintendent to meet community at Monday reception

New District 65 Superintendent Paul Goren will meet with community members during a reception Monday, May 19.

<p>Kiwanis Club president Jim Wolinski (center) congratulates&nbsp;ETHS seniors Courtney Gregori (left) and Charlie Cunningham (right) on their recognition. Also recognized, but unable to attend the awards event, was Allie Nortz. (Photo courtesy of the Kiwanis Club of Evanston.) | Submitted</p>

Kiwanis Club honors ETHS student athletes

Evanston Township High School athletes were honored by the Kiwanis Club earlier this month.

<p>ETHS juniors Justin Liao (left) and Benedict Brady received best-in-state recognition at the ICTM math competition. &nbsp;| &nbsp;Submitted</p>

ETHS students place first in state math contest

Evanston Township High School took honors at the 2014 Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics High School Contest.

Reading to Willard Elementary School students as part of TV Tune Out Week May 8 was the best assignment of the day, according to Evanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl. | Photo by Jennifer Fisher/for Sun-Times Media

Evanston mayor reads to kids, promotes literacy

Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl faced some tough questions during a visit with kids at Willard School during TV Tune Out Week.

<p>In this Feb 8 photo Wildkit's&nbsp;Will&nbsp;Jones(15) dribbles in from the corner during a game between&nbsp;Evanston&nbsp;and Fremd. | Nic Summers/for Sun-Times Media&nbsp;</p>

Evanston's Will Jones to continue basketball career at Monmouth

MONMOUTH, Ill. – Evanston High School’s Will Jones has announced his plans to enroll at Monmouth College this fall and play basketball for the Fighting Scots.

City of Evanston Health Department inspector Christina Ferguson, District 65 School Board Member Sunith Kartha and District 65 Nutritionist Jordan Ryan answered parents’ questions at a panel on a new food safety policy. | Jenny Fisher/For Sun-Times Media

District 65 parents question crackdown on snacks

District 65 parents who want to bake homemade cupcakes for their child’s birthday or bring in cut-up veggies as a snack for the whole class will have to think twice under a...

Danny Heller, of Lincolnwood, has pledged to raise ALS awareness in Evanston with fraternity and sorority help during the May 3-4 tag days. | Karie Angell Luc/for Sun-Times Media

Northwestern students raises funds, awareness of ALS

He’s new this year to Northwestern University’s Sigma Nu fraternity, but fellowship is time-honored among the brotherhood of that chapter.

<p>Northwestern&nbsp;football players Chris Gradone, center, and Zach Oliver, as an unidentified cameraman watches as they walk to McGaw Hall where voting is taking place on the student athlete union question Friday, April 25, 2014, in Evanston, Ill. &nbsp;| &nbsp;AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast</p>

Northwestern football players vote whether to form first union

Northwestern University football players began voting Friday morning on whether to unionize, but the university’s appeal of the decision to allow unionization means the outcome...

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What is high-stakes testing?

High-stakes testing is a controversial subject in the world of education, as it puts large amounts of stress on teachers and students alike...

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