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    A Framework for Equity in Illinois


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https://chicagocitywire.com/stories/512777979-chicago-metropolitan-agency-for-planning-economic-development-committees-met-march-25# JUL 22, 2019​Kristine Gonzales-Abella​ - Chicago City Wire​None of the Chicago-area four-year public universities, as of 2016, has been able to graduate more than half of their Black and Latinx students. The Partnersh...
https://diverseeducation.com/article/150055/ JUL 18, 2019​Sara Weissman​ - Diverse: Issues In Higher Education​None of the Chicago-area four-year public universities, as of 2016, has been able to graduate more than half of their Black and Latinx students. The Partnership for College Completion shared this and other findings in a report released Thu...
http://www.lawndalenews.com/2019/07/access-and-affordability-limiting-equitable-college-enrollment-achievement-in-chicago-region/ JUL 18, 2019​Ashmar Mandou - Lawndale News​​ College enrollment and completion in the Chicago area is being limited by access and cost issues tied to race, family wealth and income, and the availability of financial...
https://www.northernpublicradio.org/post/report-highlights-higher-ed-inequity-chicagoland JUL 17, 2019​PETER MEDLIN - WNIU News​Even with Chicagoland students in the same income range, white students have a much greater chance of getting a degree than students of color. That's according to a ​new report from the non-profit Partnership for College C...
​NSC has updated the data intake file process for the Postsecondary Data Partnership and has asked us to make sure all our institutions are aware. Some of the most consistent feedback NSC has received from the pilot institutions regarding the submission process is that the method in which Terms are defined in the questionnaire and then referenced i...
Friday, 07 June 2019 What is your role at the College of Lake County?I have served as the Assistant Director of Institutional Effectiveness, Planning, & Research at CLC since 2012. As CLC works to centralize and institutionalize our student success work, I will be serving as the Assistant Director of Student Success Strategy and leading a newly...
​Tuesday, 21 May 2019 The College Board, which markets and sells the SAT, announced last week that it will release an "adversity index" that it has been testing for the past several years, to all colleges by 2020. This index aims to put students' academic achievements into the context of where they lived and attended high school. This measure of re...
​Monday, 20 May 2019 To: Mayor-Elect Lori LightfootRe: Prioritizing Equity in Postsecondary Education for Chicago's Students Who We AreThe Partnership for College Completion (PCC) is a non-profit organization aimed at eliminating state and institutional achievement gaps in college degree completion for low-income and first generation students and s...
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Meet Dr. Lisa Petrov, Dominican University What is your role at Dominican University?Right now I am the Title V Project Director. Our project is "Strengthening Advising, Teacher Education and Our HSI Identity." Normally I am faculty in Spanish, and I teach a freshman seminar. I arrived at Dominican in 2008, just at the cusp of it beco...
​April 15, 2019On Thursday, April 11th, the first annual ILEA Spring Summit was held at the Northern Illinois University Naperville campus where over 180 staff, faculty and administrators from the ILEA cohort convened to hear from a number of institutions engaged in equity best practice work and engage and connect with one another. After a warm wel...
​At the Spring Summit, it was announced that the National Student Clearinghouse (NSC) Postsecondary Data Partnership will be the mechanism by which ILEA colleges and universities share data with the PCC as part of the Initiative. The Postsecondary Data Partnership is a new effort administered through NSC to help colleges and universities more effic...
In 2018, the Illinois Legislature passed SR 1647 and HR 1017, which direct the Illinois P-20 Council to acknowledge the significant disparities in college completion and postsecondary attainment rates for low-income and first generation college students and students of color across Illinois, and to update the State's postsecondary attainment goal "...

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