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The Illinois Board of Higher Education proposes an efficiency task force to review how to better use available resources, but only after implementing the proposed budget for the next fiscal year.

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Governor Bruce Rauner’s budget for the IBHE includes a five-point-five-million dollar reduction in programs the Governor’s office says fall short in taxpayer return on investment. The Governor’s office says programs like Grow Your Own Teacher, medical grants for specific fields and other grants subsidizing specific academic centers are no longer affordable.

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