City Colleges Of Chicago

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CPS Students To Win Spots In City College Classes

Two months from now, more than 2,000 Chicago Public high school students will have the opportunity of a lifetime.

WBBM Newsradio–11/14/2011

Students of Truman College stand across the street from the school after the building was evacuated due to a bomb threat on Oct. 31, 2011. (Photo courtesy: Steve Grzanich, WBBM)

Truman College Evacuated For Bomb Threat

Truman College, located on the city’s North Side, was evacuated for nearly two hours Monday afternoon after receiving a bomb threat.

CBS Chicago–10/31/2011

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City Colleges Chancellor: Graduation Rate Is Creeping Up

The head of the City Colleges of Chicago says she is seeing small signs of progress, as she and the system’s leadership try to reverse some disturbing trends at the community colleges.

WBBM Newsradio–09/16/2011

College Students (Credit: CBS 2)

Emanuel To Keep Current City College Administration

Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel says he’s keeping the team that Mayor Richard M. Daley appointed to run the City Colleges of Chicago.

CBS Chicago–04/26/2011


‘Chemical’ In Office Mail Turns Out To Be Talcum Powder

Two people were worried they had been exposed to a strange chemical in an office building downtown, but it turned out to be talcum powder.

CBS Chicago–04/01/2011

College Students (Credit: CBS 2)

Teachers Question Spending At City Colleges

Teachers at the City Colleges of Chicago were expressing concerns about the leadership of top administrators. Many teachers said they have no confidence in the chancellor’s office, citing millions of dollars in questionable spending.

CBS 2–03/23/2011

Photo Of Chalk And Chalkboard. (Helen Marshall/WBBM Photo)

Chicago Public Schools, City Colleges To Reopen Friday

The Chicago Public Schools and City Colleges will resume classes Friday, after the great blizzard this week shut them down for two days.

CBS Chicago–02/03/2011