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Education
8:02 am
Wed November 12, 2014

Legislation Could Help Veteran, Minority Business In Illinois Colleges

Credit Illinois Board of Higher Education

New legislation could help give veterans a leg up in securing a contract with an Illinois university or college. 

The measure does not put restrictions on the vendors universities can choose. But it does require they report how much they spend on veteran owned businesses, as well as those run by minorities and women.

Dan Johnson, who represents the Federation of Women Contractors, says many institutions already have diversity goals for their procurement programs.

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Education
4:33 am
Tue October 2, 2012

College Illinois Up and Running...Again

College Illinois

College Illinois is once again open for business. The state's troubled pre-paid tuition program had previously stopped selling contracts amid reports of financial mismanagement.

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Education
6:00 am
Fri May 18, 2012

Selling back college textbooks can be frustrating

WNIJ

As college courses wrap up for the year, college students are trying to get the best prices for their used textbooks.  

Some textbooks will be updated, and students will not get a penny for those. Others may be damaged or missing portions.  Nothing for those either. 

Increasingly, students are going online to buy and sell or opting for a cheaper upfront cost for an electronic version of the course material.

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