Illinois is moving to create an equity-based funding formula for higher education, potentially setting up a clash among the state’s 12 public universities over a limited pot of...read more
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DEKALB — Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker just signed a nearly $47 billion budget into law. That includes substantial increases to the need-based student Monetary Award Program — or MAP Grants....read more
CHICAGO, March 24, 2022—The Partnership for College Completion (PCC) has been awarded a $200,000 grant from Lumina Foundation to educate the public by raising awareness about the critical...read more
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
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