The Daily Northwestern encourages ‘yes’ vote on District 65 referendum

Editorial: The Daily Northwestern encourages ‘yes’ vote on District 65 referendum The Daily Northwestern Editorial Board April 3, 2017 The Daily Northwestern Editorial Board urges voters not just to participate in the local elections Tuesday, but particularly to vote “yes” on the District 65 referendum and authorize increased property taxes in support of ...

Evanston Schools Push Tax Hike As State Rethinks How To Fund Education

Unlike typical school referendum, which raise money for new buildings or better technology, these four ballot measures on Tuesday are mostly about boosting taxes to keep schools going as they are. In north suburban Evanston, a well-organized campaign is underway to convince voters to generate $14.5 million for the area grammar schools. District officials ar...