News Coverage: Baptist Church


April 26, 2011 @ 4:32 AM

Emanuel replaces most of City Colleges board

Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel will replace most of the City Colleges of Chicago trustees, while retaining the system's chancellor and board chair.

Emanuel says he's behind chancellor Cheryl Hyman's plan to boost terrible graduation rates. Read more...

February 17, 2010 @ 6:30 AM

City health chief tries to ease fears of counseling clients

Barring a sudden reduction in funding, none of Chicago’s 12 mental health clinics will close in 2010, the city’s new health department commissioner promised patients and advocates last night.

Dr. Bechara Choucair told a restless crowd of about 100 that he was reviewing staffing requirements of the city’s troubled mental health clinics, and hoped to improve services at the centers, some of which have no psychologists. Read more...

December 03, 2009 @ 4:30 AM

City's ministers question CPS after-school program

A group of more than 20 black ministers are joining a growing coalition of parents and community members concerned over the slashing of an after-school tutoring program.

About 40,000 Chicago Public Schools students were cut from the program when the school board decided to waiver half of $115 million in federal funds for Title I students. Read more...

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