State Senator Chapin Rose.
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September 28, 2017

Rose’s Higher Ed Plan Faces Thorny Battle

Illinois ranks second highest in the nation for one very dubious distinction: Losing high school graduates to out-of-state colleges. Only New Jersey loses more college students than Illinois, and that's according to counts taken before Illinois starved its universities during the two-year budget impasse.


Gov. Bruce Rauner signs high school diploma legislation at Goodwill in Rockford.
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September 24, 2017

Illinois Adults Now Can Pursue High School Diplomas

Nearly 13 percent of Illinoisans do not have a high school diploma. Gov. Bruce Rauner signed a bill into law Friday aimed at changing that. The new law will allow community colleges and non-profit organizations to set up “adult high school” programs where people over 21 can earn diplomas.


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