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Oakton Community College to raise tuition, cut classes without adequate state funding

Renzo Downey, Reporter

May 4, 2016

Oakton Community College is cutting costs and raising tuition amid the Illinois budget impasse despite the emergency higher education appropriations signed by Gov. Bruce Rauner on April 25. Oakton, which has campuses in Des...

Rauner approves emergency funding for Illinois higher education

Billy Kobin, Reporter

April 25, 2016

Gov. Bruce Rauner signed a bipartisan state Senate bill into law Monday that will allocate $600 million in short-term funding to public state universities, colleges and Monetary Award Program grant recipients. The bill passe...

Rauner expected to approve emergency higher education funding

Robin Opsahl, City Editor

April 24, 2016

Gov. Bruce Rauner is expected to sign a Senate bill passed by Illinois lawmakers Friday that would allocate $600 million in short-term funding to public state universities and Monetary Award Program grant recipients. The bill...