Homelessness is an issue that will further exacerbate inequity in higher education degree attainment without critical attention. Fortunately, Illinois has taken a critical step in doing this.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.
It is clear that our lawmakers and institutions need to prioritize first-gen students to support their success.read more
Dear PCC Policy Partners, Thank you for your ongoing, active investment in equity in Illinois higher education. I consider myself fortunate to be on this journey with you....read more
Illinois has made progress when it comes to the positive impacts made by Dual Credit courses. The term dual credit refers “to high school programs allowing high school...read more
Briefly describe a strategy in your Equity Plan that you have implemented. Include a brief description of how this strategy was chosen.Elgin Community College (ECC) wanted to help...read more
MAP has the potential to play a crucial role in the growth and sustainability of Illinois’ economy and can be a gateway to financial stability for communities that...read more