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Red Line Reconstruction: A Model for Minority Inclusion

Andrea L. Zopp | Posted 06.29.2013 | Chicago
Andrea L. Zopp

The right skills and preparation mixed with a commitment to diversity from those who issue government contracts, plus key community partnerships, makes a good formula for access, opportunity and community investment.

City Colleges Poised to Shut Students Out

Hermene Hartman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Hermene Hartman

The City Colleges of Chicago (District 508) are about to make a major academic change. The change is controversial and will probably be challenged.

Videos That Sparked City Colleges Ethics Investigation Released

Chi-Town Daily News | Peter Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Daily News now knows what was in some of the videos WYCC produced over the last few years - videos that sparked a state ethics investigation and a...

City Colleges Chief Had School PBS Station Produce Free Political Videos For Clouted Friends

Chi-Town Daily News | Peter Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Under orders from then-Chancellor Wayne Watson, the PBS television station at City Colleges of Chicago used its budget to produce free videos of power...

City Colleges Student Loan Debit Card Program Illegal: Feds

Chi-Town Daily News | Peter Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The City Colleges must scrap its fee-laden debit card program for student loans because the fees are illegal, the U.S. Department of Education said in...

City Colleges Job Training Money Spent On iPods, Cell Phones

Chi-Town Daily News | Peter Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The City Colleges of Chicago misspent $8,800 in grant funds earmarked for job training programs on things like iPods, a cell phone bill and other inel...

Daley's Office Pressured City Colleges To Hire Hispanic Woman Over Black Candidate: Lawsuit

Chi-Town Daily News | Peter Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Mayor Richard M. Daley's office pressured the chancellor of the City Colleges of Chicago to hire a Hispanic woman for an open position over a qualifie...

Tuition Rising At City Colleges

Chi-Town Daily News | Peter Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

City Colleges students can expect to pay 10 percent more on their tuition bills starting this summer. The increase is the first in two years, and tui...

City Colleges Leave Public In The Dark

Chi-Town Daily News | Peter Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Once a month, the City Colleges of Chicago trustees hold a public meeting to approve new hires, shift money from one account to another and okay thou...

Daley College To Launch Urban Agriculture Course

Chi-Town Daily News | Peter Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A new urban agriculture program in the works at Daley College's West Side Technical Institute could put the City Colleges of Chicago on the leading ed...