Federal authorities are investigating SUPES Academy — an Illinois-based company that has trained school officials in Baltimore County and across the country — for a $20 million contract it has with Chicago Public Schools.
The company's separate $875,000, three-year contract in Baltimore County will expire July 1. County Superintendent Dallas Dance came under scrutiny for taking a part-time job with SUPES after that contract was approved.
Though Dance was a consultant under the $20 million contract being probed in Chicago, Baltimore County officials say they are not aware of any federal investigation into the county's contract with SUPES or into his work for the...
Jean-Claude Brizard, back to camera, CEO of the Chicago Public Schools, speaks at the Chicago Board of Education meeting. David Vitale, president of the school board, Penny Pritzker, board member and James Bebley, General Council, listen to Brizard's report.