CHICAGO, December 1, 2021 —As higher education systems across the country explore the critical levers for reversing racial and socioeconomic disparities in college completion, Illinois took an historic...read more
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November 5, 2021 By Lisa Castillo Richmond, Executive Director, Partnership for College Completion | Robin Steans, President, Advance Illinois | Cherita Ellens, Executive Director, Women Employed College costs...read more
June 21, 2021 By PETER MEDLIN – WNIJ and WNIU Illinois K-12 education Evidence-Based Funding takes 27 key elements like the number of nurses or low-income students a school has...read more
May 5, 2021 By Elyssa Cherney – CHICAGO TRIBUNE Enrollment declines at Illinois colleges and universities continue to outpace other states, with community colleges shouldering the brunt of...read more
March 22, 2021 By Elyssa Cherney – CHICAGO TRIBUNE Nearly half of all undergraduate applicants declined to submit ACT or SAT scores to Illinois’ largest university during the...read more
Dear ILEA Partners, It has been wonderful to see many of your faces on Zoom in February as we conclude our first month of substantial ILEA programming of...read more