Updates & Announcements from IGPA

All Announcements and Updates from IGPA

February 1, 2019

The University of Illinois Flash Index, compiled by IGPA ecomomist J. Fred Giertz, slipped one-tenth of a point in January. The Index continues to indicate that the Illinois economy is strong.

January 8, 2019

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago, in collaboration with colleagues from the University of Texas at Austin, have found that while many high school peer crowds and influences have

January 2, 2019

The University of Illinois Flash Index reached 105.5 in December, up two-tenths of a point from the previous month and a 20-month high.

December 6, 2018

A recent federal requirement that tests, evaluations and other education products developed using federal money be in the public domain has policy implications that should be explored, according to

December 3, 2018

The University of Illinois Flash Index climbed to 105.3 in November, up from 105.2 the previous month and reaching a level last reached in May 2016.

October 25, 2018

IGPA has named Kathy Sullivan as Assistant Director for Programming and Outreach, interim director Jon S. Davis has announced.

October 23, 2018

IGPA's Copyright Policy Initiative has released its first policy brief in its study of intellectual property questions surrounding the development of evaluation tools for education.

October 16, 2018

IGPA scholar David Merriman, a professor of public administration at the University of Illinois at Chicago, stopped by the studios of the podcast "Buildings on Air" in Chicago to discuss his compre