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Today’s business leaders say, “It’s what you know, not where you go” when making hiring decisions, new study shows

An overwhelming majority of business leaders say that even as demand for workers with degrees and other credentials is rising when it comes to making hiring decisions, a candidate’s knowledge and skills far outweigh where that candidate went to college or their major, according to new data released today. More »

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InnoCentive and Lumina Foundation Announce Winners of College Scorecard Design Challenge

InnoCentive and Lumina Foundation today announced two winners of a College Scorecard Design Challenge focused on building upon the College Scorecard released by The White House last February. More than 390 submissions were received, Lumina’s team reviewed the top 50, and organizers hope the best suggestions are considered as future iterations of the Scorecard are developed. More »

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Landmark study to measure college performance by graduates' quality of life

Gallup and Purdue University are conducting the largest representative study of college graduates in U.S. history.
The Gallup-Purdue Index will evaluate the long-term success of graduates in their pursuit of “great jobs” and “great lives.” More »

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Strategy Labs website launched to help states increase attainment

New digital platform provides nonpartisan policy resources for higher education leaders working to increase postsecondary degree attainment in their states. More »

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Twenty communities commit to postsecondary attainment goals

Today, 20 U.S. communities were announced as the first partners in a promising community mobilization initiative led by Lumina Foundation. Designed to help communities and regions dramatically increase the number of local residents with postsecondary credentials, the collaborative effort connects participating cities with significant technical and planning assistance, data tools, flexible funding and special access to a powerful network of national thought leaders. More »

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Media conference call announcing first 20 cities in community mobilization effort

Lumina Foundation will host a media conference call to announce the first 20 cities selected to participate in a special mobilization effort designed to help communities dramatically increase the number of local residents with postsecondary credentials. More »

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Report | CCSS and DQP

Starting the Alignment Conversation: Lumina Releases Report on Connecting K-12 and Higher Education via Common Core State Standards and Degree Qualification Profile

Lumina Foundation has issued a report that examines how Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and the Degree Qualification Profile (DQP) can better forge alignment between the nation’s K-12 and postsecondary education systems. More »

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