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Illinois Postsecondary Investments

A Resource from Strategy Labs

Posted: May 4, 2017
Author(s): Scott Boelscher, Nate Johnson, Martha Snyder, Meegan Dugan Bassett
Organization(s): Strategy Labs

In recent years, political gridlock in Illinois has taken a toll on funding for public higher education. This brief sheds light on how past policies and funding patterns impact the current environment in Illinois, including changes in state support, spending patterns, tuition, and financial aid over the last decade. The report concludes with incisive analysis that could inform a durable policy and investment framework to help Illinois meet the state attainment goal and the real needs of local communities and employers.

9 page executive summary

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