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
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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
February 2021 by Tim Anderson – Stateline Midwest This past summer, following the killing of George Floyd, legislators across the country began asking questions about racial justice and...read more
February 2, 2021 Dear Member of Congress: Welcome to the 117th Congress. As 53 organizations working on behalf of students, consumers, veterans, faculty and staff, civil rights advocates,...read more
January 31, 2021 By By Robin Steans, April Janney, Mimi Rodman, Kyle Westbrook and Diana Mendley Rauner – The News Gazzette COVID-19 has upended the lives and education of children and...read more
January 21, 2021 By PETER MEDLIN – Tri States Public Radio ILLINOIS – Nearly half of Illinois high school grads who enroll full-time at a community college get placed in...read more