Deputy Governor for Education Martin Torres has been a champion of education in Illinois for many years, previously serving as First Assistant Deputy Governor for Education in...read more
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.
Sen. Cristina Pacione-Zayas Senator Cristina Pacione-Zayas, former Associate Vice President of Policy for the Erikson Institute, an academic institution focused on child development where she led the Institute’s...read more
Representative Katie Stuart of Edwardsville, a former elementary and high school math teacher and Southern Illinois University math instructor, was appointed this year to the role of...read more
Department of Ed Cancels Billions in LoansThe U.S. Department of Education announced that it will automatically discharge outstanding student loans for borrowers with a “total and permanent disability...read more
IL State Sen. Scott Bennett Senator Scott Bennett of Champaign, a longtime advocate for equity in higher education, was appointed this year to the role of chair of...read more