Editorial: We Support the District 65 Referendum

Editorial: We Support the District 65 Referendum source: http://www.evanstonroundtable.com/main.asp?FromHome=1&TypeID=1&ArticleID=13240&SectionID=6&SubSectionID=6 The District 65 School Board placed a $14.5 million operating referendum on the ballot for the April 4 election. If the referendum is approved, the District will be...

Save Our Schools, Protect Our Kids

Save Our Schools, Protect Our Kids A Guest Essay by Eamon Kelly and Bridget Nelson We’re a diverse group of parents and grandparents, community, faith-based, business and educational leaders, and many other everyday Evanstonians supporting a grassroots effort to save our schools and protect our kids. There’s a vital referendum on the April 4 ...

School Spending Raises Property Values

"… A $1.00 increase in per pupil state aid increases aggregate per pupil housingvalues by about $20.00, indicating that potential residents value education expenditure." An enduring question in education policy is whether spending additional public resourcesimproves schools. Those who argue against strategies to increase public spending argue that currents...