Siendo los Latinos la población estudiantil de más rápido crecimiento en los Estados Unidos, un nuevo esfuerzo se enfoca en la conexión que existe entre los logros educativos de los estudiantes Latinos y el futuro de nuestra economía nacional. Hoy, Lumina Foundation lanza una asociación de cooperación diseñada a reforzar las operaciones en áreas metropolitanas claves que prometen mejoras en la educación postsecundaria de los estudiantes Latinos. Leer más »
Latinos are the fastest-growing student population in America, and a new effort is now focused on leveraging the critical connection between their educational attainment and the future of our national economy. Lumina Foundation is launching a collaborative partnership to strengthen ventures in key metropolitan areas that show promise in improving the postsecondary attainment of Latino students. More »
According to a new Gallup study, done in conjunction with Lumina Foundation, Americans now overwhelmingly believe that college degrees are essential to addressing the employment and financial uncertainty facing our country. Top-level findings from the study are being shared today with national education leaders at a PDK International conference. View the webcast and learn more »
New study finds that earning power is increasingly tied to education: A college degree is critical to economic opportunity
As millions of students prepare to return to college, a new study by the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce confirms that the value of college degrees is increasing. Experts from Georgetown and Lumina Foundation say that postsecondary education has become the new gateway to the middle class and one of the most important economic issues of our time.
Lumina Foundation awarded grants totaling $5.4 million in the second quarter of 2011. These 9 grants went to organizations in five states and the District of Columbia. More »