Sharing PCC’s analyses of local, state, and federal policies impacting college access and success, insights from higher education leaders on equity-centered plans and practices, and student perspectives about the urgent need for greater college access and affordability to support them realizing their career aspirations.

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Governor Pritzker’s Historic FY23 Budget Proposal Paves a Pathway to Increased College Access and Affordability

If last year’s budget address brought a feeling of relief, today’s budget address evoked hope. The Governor’s proposed investment of $122 million in additional state financial aid will...

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College Student Success Amid A Crisis is Possible. A More Affordable and Equitable Higher Ed System Helps Ensure More Students Can Realize that Success.

Graduating DePaul University Senior Jane Andrews shares her experience navigating college during COVID-19 and shares why greater investment in MAP grants will benefit many more student journeys—especially after...

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