May 12, 2022 BY Elyssa Cherney | Crain’s Chicago Business Illinois is moving to create an equity-based funding formula for higher education, potentially setting up a clash among...read more
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April 22, 2022 BY: Peter Medlin | WNIJ Northern Public Radio DEKALB — Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker just signed a nearly $47 billion budget into law. That includes substantial...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
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