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MORE COMMUNITY COLLEGE STUDENTS WOULD LIKELY BE ABLE TO GET INTO THE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS UNDER A BILL PASSED BY THE HOUSE TUESDAY. 

 

THE MEASURE SETS UP A PILOT PROGRAM WHERE COMMUNITY COLLEGE STUDENTS WITH AT LEAST A THREE-POINT-OH AVERAGE AND 36 CREDIT HOURS COMPLETED AUTOMATICALLY GET INTO THE U OF I. IT'S SPONSORED BY REPRESENTATIVE DEANNE MAZZOCHI OF ELMHURST AND WAS AGREED TO BY THE UNIVERSITY.

 

 

MAZZOCHI SAYS EVENTUALLY, SHE WANTS TO SEE THIS EXPANDED TO INCLUDE HIGH SCHOOLERS IN THE TOP 10 PERCENT OF THEIR CLASS.

 

 

MAZZOCHI SAYS SHE WOULD EVENTUALLY LIKE TO SEE THIS EXPANDED TO INCLUDE ALL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS IN THE TOP 10 PERCENT OF THEIR CLASS. THE BILL NOW MOVES TO THE SENATE.

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