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State To Fund 2 Manufacturing Training Academies

Oct 27, 2020
Pritzker at a podium

The state of Illinois plans to invest $15 million to construct two new manufacturing training academies at downstate community colleges.

Gregg Chadwick
Heartland Community College

Despite an increase in summer enrollment, Heartland Community College in Normal anticipates low numbers for the fall semester.

Heartland building exterior
Staff / WGLT

Enrollment declined at Illinois community colleges again this fall, driven in part by a strong economy and low unemployment.