On the last day of a shortened session, the Illinois General Assembly passed a budget that included a historic $122M increase in the Monetary Award Program (MAP), which...read more
Sharing PCC’s analyses of local, state, and federal policies impacting college access and success, insights from higher education leaders on equity-centered plans and practices, and student perspectives about the urgent need for greater college access and affordability to support them realizing their career aspirations.
For Illinois college students like PCC Student Advisory Council member Angelina Furlan, Monetary Award Program (MAP) grant funding can make or break the decision to go to a...read more
Dear ILEA Partners, I am excited to bring you greetings on behalf of your PCC Family. My name is Kim Everett (she/her/hers), and I have the honor of...read more
The Partnership for College Completion (PCC) is preparing to convene the Illinois Equity in Attainment Initiative (ILEA) community for 2nd Annual Equity Institute, running February 24-25, 2022. The...read more
In this Newsletter Policy Letter | Snapshot of Illinois Policy | Snapshot of Federal Policy Get to Know Illinois’ Leaders | PCC Developments | Upcoming Events | Take Action Letter...read more
Deputy Governor for Education Martin Torres has been a champion of education in Illinois for many years, previously serving as First Assistant Deputy Governor for Education in...read more