217 Today: What state reforms could look like for community college students in no-credit developmental courses
Thursday, July 7, 2022
- A Lake County Judge is denying bail to Robert Crimo III while he awaits trial on charges that he killed seven people in a mass shooting in Highland Park on the Fourth of July.
- Republican gubernatorial nominee Darren Bailey wants to scrap the state’s decades-old gun-permitting system.
- The head of the Illinois State Police said there wasn’t enough evidence to stop the alleged Highland Park shooter from getting a Firearm Owners ID Card, or a FOID card.
- The longest-serving justice on the Illinois Supreme Court will retire on Thursday.
In today's deep dive, we'll learn how many students in Illinois colleges are placed in “developmental” or remedial courses. A new law looks to change that.
217 Today is produced by Sydney Wood. Reporting today contributed by Dave McKinney, Alex Degman, Harrison Malkin and Peter Medlin.