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Higher ed roundup: waxalicious edition

over 4 years ago | Peter Sachs

Student aid grants could get boost, Quinn says

Gov. Pat Quinn says he wants keep from cutting Monetary Award Program grants that college students rely on. That's one of many programs the legislature must find a way to fund -- or else cut -- by a deadline at midnight tonight.

almost 5 years ago | Peter Sachs

Budget impasse leaves students, colleges in the lurch

A midnight deadline passed this morning with no new state budget. That’s making it hard for the City Colleges to come up with a new budget, and gives no relief to students whose financial aid may be cut.

almost 5 years ago | Peter Sachs

Students brace for the worst as cuts to state grants loom

Some are looking for extra work or may take on extra loans to pay for tuition this year. Others may transfer or drop out if they can’t come up with enough money, students say.

almost 5 years ago | Peter Sachs

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