We look at how social media use has exploded among street gangs and is changing the way they operate. Also, we hear from the architect who proposed a plan for Obama's presidential library to be in Chicago's Woodlawn neighborhood.
A published report says Chicago State University allowed failing students to continue registering for classes while it was at risk of losing accreditation because of poor enrollment and retention figures.The college has a policy saying students with a grade-point average below 1.
On Wednesday Eight Forty-Eight presented Part 1 of WBEZ’s Richard Steele’s conversation with former Chicago State University president Dr. Dolores Cross.Cross resigned from Morris Brown College in Atlanta after she was accused of embezzling millions of dollars in student financial aid.
Dolores Cross didn’t leave education because of a changing of the guard. And she certainly didn’t do it by choice. The first female president of Chicago State University went to Morris Brown College because she believed she could help.