Thousands of high school graduates have just started community college for free, with the first batch enrolled in independent first-year programs in Tennessee, Chicago and soon Oregon — offering templates of how a federal program might look.
Trustees for the University of Illinois Wednesday are scheduled to vote on a tuition hike. Tuition would go up 6.9 percent for students starting this fall.Gov. Pat Quinn isn't saying if he endorses the move."The trustees came to that number. I'm sure they followed their conscience on that.