Underrepresented Groups Report

llinois ranks far below the most-educated U.S. states in educational attainment. A wide and stubborn achievement gap exists leaving minorities and low-income persons with far lower levels of educational attainment. Illinois needs to increase educational attainment to compete in the modern economy by matching the best-performing states. We can do this by increasing the success of students at each stage of the P-20 education pipeline to eliminate achievement gaps by race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, and disability.

For more information about the State’s vision and plan for higher education, see The Illinois Public Agenda for College and Career Success

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