City Colleges To Add Specialized Classes In High Demand IndustriesMayor Rahm Emanuel is preparing to launch a major new initiative at the city’s community colleges, focusing on providing jobs for graduates by working with employers to create curriculum that should help produce the kind of workers the city’s businesses need.
City Colleges Chancellor: Graduation Rate Is Creeping UpThe 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.
Emanuel To Keep Current City College AdministrationMayor-elect Rahm Emanuel says he’s keeping the team that Mayor Richard M. Daley appointed to run the City Colleges of Chicago.
Teachers Question Spending At City CollegesTeachers 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.