With tuition rising and going more often to support the mounting debt crisis in Illinois’ public colleges and universities, prospective students are finding the institutions less attractive as stepping stones, a political scientist said during a recent radio interview.
Illinois’ average personal income growth since the Great Recession is tied with Nevada for the worst in the country, according to data from the Pew Charitable Trusts recently published on the Illinois Policy Institute website.
International buyers from countries throughout Asia, Central America and South America visited the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) recently as part of this year’s Illinois Pork Tour, organized by the Illinois Department of Agriculture.
Providing rent or mortgage money to homeless families to ensure their children can stay at a particular school is no way for Illinois to start saving money, Sen. Chapin Rose (R-Mahomet) during Senate debate on House Bill 0261.
Champaign County lost 2,102 residents in 2016, contributing to a statewide trend that saw more residents leave Illinois than any other state, the Illinois Policy Institute and Chicago Tribune said recently.