How Illinois Community Colleges are Faring


It's now estimated that 60 percent of Illinois students get their first state of higher education in the state's community college system, and enrollment is increasing. At the same time, state funding for community colleges has been declining. Danville Area Community College president Alice Jacobs is the new head of the Illinois Council of Public Community College Presidents, which represents 39 schools across the state -- she tells AM 580's Dan Simeone about the challenges and opportunities Illinois community colleges face.

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