Governor Quinn on the Importance of MAP grants


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Governor Pat Quinn talks about MAP grants at DePaul University.(Photo by Josclynn Brandon)

By Bob Smith

Originally posted on Dec. 12, 2012; re-edited in 2018 for a Digital Journalism class at UIC.

Gov. Pat Quinn visited DePaul University’s Loop campus on Wednesday to discuss how pension reform is harming the Monetary Award Program (MAP) college scholarships and access to higher education in Illinois.

“This is so important to our state, not only in the past, but certainly now and in the future,” Quinn said. “We want everyone to have the opportunity to go to college that has the ability to go to college.”

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