The Emanuel Administration says the $251-million-dollar plan for a new Malcolm X College campus on the West Side will boast an African-African architect and local hiring, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
The city of Chicago is looking to ease the transition back to civilian life for military veterans.
A top-level official with the Chicago City Colleges has been fired, just weeks after he was hired, for lying on his application.
The City College system’s Malcolm X College is getting a whole new mission, as well as a new building.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is praising the City Colleges of Chicago for increasing the size of a program that allows high school students to earn college credit for free.
Two months from now, more than 2,000 Chicago Public high school students will have the opportunity of a lifetime.
Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel says he’s keeping the team that Mayor Richard M. Daley appointed to run the City Colleges of Chicago.
Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel is hinting he won’t try to force Ald. Ed Burke out as City Council Finance Committee chairman.
A controversy is brewing at Chicago’s City Colleges after a multi-million dollar spending spree, by their new Chancellor, on new administrative hires and consultants and not on students, supplies or scholarships.
Many students who attend City Colleges of Chicago take remedial classes, suggesting they were not adequately prepared in high school.
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