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Black college enrollment down sharply in Illinois Black college enrollment down sharply in Illinois

Black college enrollment down sharply in Illinois

The number of African-American students enrolled at public colleges and universities in Illinois has fallen nearly 26 percent in recent years, while enrollment among other minority groups increased. Those figures are contained in the most recent analysis of underrepresented groups in the state’s higher education system.

Lawmakers push for Medicaid managed care reform Lawmakers push for Medicaid managed care reform

Lawmakers push for Medicaid managed care reform

“We have a broken managed care program in Illinois, and it’s threatening the very future of our health care providers and the patients they serve all around this state,” Senate Majority Leader Kimberly Lightford said Tuesday during a news conference unveiling legislation she says will reform the system.

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