Gov. Bruce Rauner said this week that bankruptcy may be the best option for the Chicago Public Schools system to get its fiscal house in order. One day later, it was revealed that the federal government is investigating CPS. News reports say the investigation involves a no-bid contract for principal training awarded to a company that once employed CPS CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett. We'll discuss the challenges facing CPS with a panel of experts.
Hearing Begins Despite 90-Day Delay Request
A panel of lawmakers goes forward today with a hearing on Gov. Pat Quinn's controversial $54.5 million Neighborhood Recovery Initiative, despite the Feds telling them not to. Paris Schutz has the details.
The federal government released a list of 55 colleges and universities, including University of Chicago and Knox College in Illinois, that are under investigation for their handling of sexual violence and harassment complaints. We talk with a panel of experts about the issues surrounding sexual assault on campus. View a graph of on campus sex offenses for Illinois public universities.