Teachers everywhere have always stressed one simple rule when speaking to their students about college: work hard and the scholarships
will come. But as we look at some policies in play related to funding
for higher education, it seems that some lawmakers may disagree with that notion. Illinois legislators are bestowed with the power to hand
out tuition waivers, but, unfortunately, corruption has sullied that process. On the other
hand, the state’s DREAM Act is meant to give undocumented students
better access to higher education funding. It has gotten support, but has
yet to be signed into law.
Read more »