With U of I tuition rising, Pritzker strikes deal so more low-income students can attend tuition-free
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Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Friday announced a deal with the University of Illinois board to increase the threshold for its free tuition program. | Tina Sfondeles/Chicago Sun-Times

The governor said he personally asked the board to expand its free tuition program to low-income families. Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Friday announced a deal with the University of Illinois Board of Trustees to expand its free tuition program — just a day after the board voted to hike tuition for in-state freshmen.

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