217 Today: Does public school desegregation help close achievement gaps?
Monday, January 23, 2023
- A judge in Effingham County has granted a pause on a new law that bans assault weapons in Illinois.
- Three candidates are on the April Fourth ballot for mayor of Champaign, including the current mayor, Deb Feinen.
- A new report from the Champaign Police Department says shooting incidents in 2022 were half of what they were in the previous year.
- The Fighting Illini women’s basketball team edged Northwestern on Sunday in Evanston 67-64.
In today's deep dive, we’ll hear from four professors who answer the question: does desegregation work in public schools?
217 Today is produced by Sydney Wood. Reporting today contributed by Mawa Iqbal, Jim Meadows, Farrah Anderson and Emily Hays.