Stop Illinois Brain Drain

Illinois has a bad case of brain drain – the second worst in the nation.

More Illinois high school graduates go to out-of-state colleges than students from any other state but New Jersey. As they leave Illinois, so do their well-educated minds and buying power.

Stand’s report, “STOP ILLINOIS BRAIN DRAIN: Building Pathways to Prosperity for High School Students,” proposes state- and district-level policy changes and practices that will quickly have a positive impact in helping high schools graduate more students who are ready for college, career training, or careers.

Download fact sheets to learn more about proposed legislation to Stop Illinois Brain Drain

Download the full report here 

Download the Executive Summary here

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