NEWS articles

Will feds investigate Jones, Stroger over WYCC videos?

almost 5 years ago | Geoff Dougherty

Former CSU prez speaks out

5 years ago | Peter Sachs

Higher ed roundup: waxalicious edition

5 years ago | Peter Sachs

City Colleges expanding Englewood TIF

The City Colleges wants the special tax district so it can pay to tear down the old Kennedy-King Campus. The district has grown, but with little public input, which concerns at least one alderman.

5 years ago | Peter Sachs

Feds: City Colleges debit card program is illegal

The U.S. Department of Education has reversed course and ruled that a City Colleges debit card program is against the law. The program charged students hefty fees to access student loan money.

5 years ago | Peter Sachs

Blunders helped drive Kennedy-King's costs out of control

Hundreds of e-mails show how mistakes added to Kennedy-King College's costs. But officials refuse to release an internal audit that could explain the project's overruns.

5 years ago | Peter Sachs

On Campus goes live

5 years ago | Peter Sachs

State budget deal may avert City Colleges layoffs

A last-minute budget in Springfield signed by the governor allows the district to avoid cuts -- for now. But the district must start tackling an expected $4.2 million gap in next year’s budget, officials say.

5 years ago | Peter Sachs

State money will replace aging portable buildings at Olive-Harvey

$30 million earmarked for the South Side school in the state's new capital bill will help pay for building a large new facility for its automotive and truck programs.

5 years ago | Peter Sachs

At City Colleges, search for new leader surprises some

Faculty and students at the City Colleges had feared their new chancellor would be a clout-heavy candidate selected with little public input. Now, it appears they will get to have a say as the board launches a six-month search.

5 years ago | Peter Sachs

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