VIDEO: Illinois juvenile facilities to introduce tablet education system

Jason Little at Hope House, a Christian recovery home and shelter

By Jennifer Leonard College prep classes inside jails and prisons are an often-discussed, but seldom realized subject. There’s either not enough spots for everyone interested to participate, or there’s not enough money to offer classes in the first place. One Chicago tech startup wants to change that dynamic. Jail Education Solutions developed Edovo, an app technology that runs […]

VIDEO: Chicago’s electric refuse truck, first in the country

By Jennifer Leonard Chicago is the first city – not only in the United States but in North America – to own an electric refuse truck. Drive Clean Chicago, an incentive program funded by The Department of Transportation, is trying to make Chicago more sustainable by helping the city implement hybrid and electric vehicles into its transportation system. Drive […]