ILLINOIS -- There's a new push to help students afford college. It could help them live debt-free while they're in school.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- The UI is going to hand out more financial aid to try to keep in-state students.
ILLINOIS -- A look at year-to-year tuition and fee increases at colleges and universities in the state.
CHAMPAIGN -- Parkland College is in line for a budget shortfall.
Latest: 6:07 pm, 6/9/14, Monday CHARLESTON -- Leaders at EIU need to make about $10 million in cuts during next year.
Update: 10:04 pm, 6/6/14, Friday NORMAL -- Incoming freshmen at Illinois State University will pay more this fall.
CHARLESTON -- A program which has helped many under-privileged students will continue.
MATTOON -- Rules for a new pilot program to increase enrollment at Lake Land College is finalized.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- Students at UI will pay more next fall.
NATIONAL -- College savings through 529 Plans hit a record high $227 billion last year.
ILLINOIS -- The proposed minimum wage raise could end up costing students at state universities.
CHAMPAIGN -- Students at Parkland College will pay more for class next year.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- Prospective students at UI will have to pay more to go to class this fall.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- For the second straight year, the UI is proposing a 1.7% tuition increase for incoming freshmen.
CHARLESTON -- Tuition at Eastern Illinois University will not go up.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- School leaders are getting ready to talk tuition.
NATIONAL -- The cost of child care is so high in some parts of the country, it's now more expensive than tuition at some state colleges.
CHAMPAIGN -- Hikes in tuition are paying off for the University of Illinois.
SPRINGFIELD -- It could soon be easier for out-of-state veterans to go to school in Illinois.
CHARLESTON -- Students starting at EIU in the fall, will pay a higher tuition.
SPRINGFIELD -- The Lieutenant Governor is trying to stop the rising cost of college tuition.
URBANA -- Attending the UI will cost a little more next fall.
CHAMPAIGN -- Fees for going to the University of Illinois will likely go up for this upcoming school year. Tuition rates may increase as well. Tuition rates have gone up for the past 19 years straight.
Update: 3:58 pm, 10/23/12, Tuesday
SPRINGFIELD -- College grads are facing higher student loan debt than ever before.
ILLINOIS -- Your college savings plan could be a better investment than others.
SPRINGFIELD -- College Illinois is losing millions to bad investments, again, after the state sunk prepaid tuition dollars into a failing car company.
URBANA -- A controversial college savings program is starting back up.
CHAMPAIGN -- Attorney General, Lisa Madigan, is standing up for military vets.
SPRINGFIELD -- Legislative scholarships will soon be a thing of the past.
MATTOON -- Students at Lake Land College could pay more in tuition.
DECATUR -- Lawmakers are working on a plan to save students money on their college loans.
SPRINGFIELD -- Governor Quinn is calling on the general assembly to get rid of the legislative scholarship program.
The next crop of freshmen at EIU will pay a little more to go to class.
U of I-- University employees may lose a perk to their job.
Students of Danville Area Community College will have to dig a little deeper.
The Illinois Sheriff's Association is awarding more than $53,000 in college scholarships to students for the 2012-2013 academic year.
An area university is trying to stay within economic reach of its students.
Update: February 23, 12:51 pm
A bill to abolish legislative scholarships passed in committee yesterday, and now heads to the House for a full vote.
The Illinois Sheriff's Association is awarding more than $53,000 in college scholarships for next year.
CHAMPAIGN--A University of Illinois freshman hit the jackpot Thursday.