The 217 Today Podcast

217 Today: Several northern Illinois juvenile detention centers non-compliant in education & discipline


Winnebago County Juvenile Justice Center

Tuesday, February 6, 2024

Today's headlines: 

  • After taking a two-week break, Illinois lawmakers are back in Springfield Tuesday – with some unfinished business to attend to.
  • The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Senate approved a new master's degree Monday in game development.
  • The Fighting Illini women’s basketball team lost in overtime Monday night against the Purdue Boilermakers, 77 to 72.

In today's deep dive, we’ll learn more about juvenile detention centers in Northern Illinois that were labeled “non-compliant” by the state in education and discipline.

Reporting today contributed by Mawa Iqbal, Emily Hays, Colin Hislope and Peter Medlin.