Mayor Rahm Emanuel has been pushing a number of programs to improve the schools and today he was the commencement speaker.
Full of excitement and promise, nearly 3,300 City Colleges of Chicago graduates donned a cap and gown to celebrate commencement day. That is twice the number of associates degrees handed out by the colleges just ten years ago.
"I want the future employers who are coming here to see the community colleges as part of their workforce," Emanuel said. Full article and video available at ABC 7