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217 Today: The new FAFSA rollout has been a mess. Here’s how many Illinois high school students are doing

Tuesday, May 7, 2024

Today’s headlines:

  • A new lawsuit says that child sexual abuse at Illinois juvenile detention centers was pervasive and systemic for decades.
  • Three lawmakers in Illinois’ Jewish Caucus visited the University of Illinois yesterday to express support for Jewish students.
  • Promise Healthcare and the Champaign Unit 4 School District are working together to launch a new school-based health center.
  • Tomislav Ivisic from Croatia signed a National Letter of Intent to play at Illinois on Monday. 

In today’s deep dive, we’ll learn more about how high school counselors are trying to help students through errors and delays to the Federal Student Aid form.

Reporting today contributed by Lisa Dwyer, Emily Hays, Stephanie Mosqueda, Colin Hislope and Peter Medlin.

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Farrah Anderson

Farrah Anderson is a student at the University of Illinois studying journalism. At Illinois Public Media, Anderson works as a general assignment reporter and produces and hosts the 217 Today podcast.

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