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A judge ordered the state to come up with a plan to restore services for people with developmental disabilities.
The department’s efforts come after a Justice Department investigation published in January found officers engaged in racial discrimination and routinely violated residents’ civil rights.
Advocates for people with disabilities living outside of institutions said Illinois is violating a federal consent decree by failing to provide required services due to insufficient funding.
Police alleged 19-year-old Roshad McIntosh refused to drop a gun he was pointing at an officer — but witnesses claimed McIntosh was unarmed, according to the victim’s family.
High-poverty schools will receive $15 million of the previously cut money and $3 million will be returned to charter schools, according to the district.
Chicago’s public schools treat minority children “as second-class children,” lawsuit says.