Community Colleges Brace For Third Year With No State Budget

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As the state of Illinois inches closer to starting a third year without a functioning budget, area community colleges brace for another year with limited state funding while preparing for the possibility they might not see any state aid at all.

Oakton Community College trustees were expected to discuss their fiscal year 2018 budget yesterday (Tuesday) during the school’s board meeting in Des Plaines. Harper, based in Palatine, is expected to adopt its 2018 budget in August. Those budgets assume drastic cuts in state funding for operations and direct tuition assistance through state Monetary Assistance Program grants, often called MAP grants.

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June 28, 2017 at 10:39AM

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Community Colleges Brace For Third Year With No State Budget

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