On the last day of a shortened session, the Illinois General Assembly passed a budget that included a historic $122M increase in the Monetary Award Program (MAP), which...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.
Kyle Westbrook, Ph.D. Perhaps James Baldwin’s most-quoted saying is that “not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed if it is not faced.”...read more
One of the most repeated phrases of the last year is that COVID-19 has laid bare inequities in our society. Those inequities may be news to some but...read more
We estimate that public colleges and universities could have enrolled 30,000 additional students throughout the past two recessions alone had it just maintained funding for colleges and student...read more