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City Colleges hit with class action lawsuit over student recruitment texts, phone calls

Dan Churney Oct. 12, 2015, 12:37am

A Cook County man has filed a class action lawsuit in Chicago federal district court against Chicago’s City Colleges and an education marketing company, handing them a failing grade for allegedly violating federal law by making unsolicited, automated telephone calls and texts to recruit students. On Oct. 8, Ismael Salam lodged the suit against Community College District 508, also known as the City Colleges, as well as against Cook County, the state of Illinois and Blackboard, Inc.

Medical programs director says City Colleges fired him for complaining about qualifications of instructor appointed by superior

Jonathan Bilyk Sep. 18, 2015, 9:12am

On the heels of a wrongful termination suit brought by his former supervisor against the leadership of Chicago’s Malcolm X College, that college’s former director of medical programs has also filed a complaint against the college, alleging the college fired him to retaliate against him for complaining leadership had selected an unqualified instructor to teach a health care course.