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Commission Miscalculates Financial Aid Money, Reduces Grants For 10K Students

A miscalculation by a state agency could cost several thousand Illinois college students are losing some of their financial aid from the state, though colleges might make up the difference.

WBBM Newsradio–05/01/2013

Stack of cash (CBS)

MAP Grant Money Gone, But Federal Pell Grants Available For Illinois College Students

Higher education is not cheap, and a state program that provides financial aid is now diverting people to a federal program.

CBS Chicago–03/28/2013

Gov. Pat Quinn

Quinn Seeks To Invest $50 Million In State Scholarship Program

Gov. Pat Quinn is seeking to invest $50 million in the state’s scholarship program.

CBS Chicago–02/20/2012