Category Archives: D65 Communications

CASE presents -The Anatomy of an IEP – Thursday Oct. 26th

Evanston CASE (Citizens for Appropriate Special Education) will be presenting at the Evanston Public Library a program called Anatomy of an IEP, Dissecting Your Child’s Plan. Cari Levin, CASE Executive Director, and Jill Calian, Special Education Attorney and CASE Board … Continue reading

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Community Cafe Dates w/ Superintendent Paul Goren

You’re Invited! District 65 Community Café Series Hosted by Superintendent Paul Goren Connect with Superintendent Paul Goren over coffee and conversation as part of District 65’s Community Café series for the 2017-2018 school year! No set agenda or presentations – … Continue reading

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D65 TWI (Two-Way Immersion) Expansion Discussion

Come and learn more about the District 65 Two Way Immersion (TWI) program and the need to consider program expansion in District 65. Sessions will include a short presentation about the program goals, strengths, and challenges. Currently, District 65 has … Continue reading

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Welcome to Ms. Ginger Lumpkin, new Principal at Walker

We are looking forward to welcoming Ms. Lumpkin who will be leading Walker as of July 1, 2017.  The Walker School community will be excited to get to know her better.  Keep an eye out for info on the summer … Continue reading

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D65 Black & Latino Parent Advisory Meeting 2/21 6:30pm @ Dr Martin Luther King Jr. Literacy & Fine Arts School

Dear District 65 Families, Last spring, we convened our first Black and Latino parent advisory meetings focused on student achievement. The feedback gathered during these sessions was used to inform the development of the District 65 Racial and Educational Equity … Continue reading

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D65 board passes resolution declaring district a ‘safe haven’ for immigrant students

This week our District took action to show our families support and strength as a community. Read more here:

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Foundation 65 Benefit – Friday 1/27

We hope some of our Walker friends will come out to support D65 Foundation at their upcoming Benefit. Friday, January 27th 2017  ♦ 7 pm – 11 pm Smylie Brothers Brewing Co. 1615 Oak Avenue Join us for a celebration … Continue reading

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From D65: Opt-IN on 12/21 to receive text messages from D65

Dear District 65 Families, Last fall, we notified our families about federal guidelines that prohibited the District from using its automated notification system to send non-emergency phone calls and text messages without prior written consent. In response to concerns raised … Continue reading

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D65 Financial Info Sessions – Tuesday December 6th or Wednesday December 7th

SAVE THE DATE Join Superintendent Paul Goren to take a deeper dive into the District’s financial situation through analysis of previous budget balancing strategies and spending as well as potential options for addressing projected deficits through continued reductions or revenue … Continue reading

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D65/DEC Negotiations Update – Offers have been posted for public review

The School Board and District 65 Educator’s Council are continuing their negotiations to work towards a resolution. That said, in following procedure, the offerings from both sides are now accessible to the public for review here: https://www.illinois.gov/elrb/Pages/FinalOffers.aspx The posting was … Continue reading

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