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New report finds modest gains in America’s college attainment rates

WASHINGTON, DC—As college completion rates continue to climb in other parts of the world, a new report released today by Lumina Foundation shows that we must do significantly more to build on the modest gains in higher education attainment seen here at home. Experts gathered at the Rayburn House Office Building to announce the latest findings, highlight what is working and discuss how a stronger sense of urgency is needed to better position America for success in the knowledge economy. More »
 

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Lumina's A stronger nation through higher education report to be released Monday, March 26

Higher education experts will gather on Capitol Hill to release latest college attainment report and discuss the urgent need to redesign America’s higher education system. More »

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Lumina Foundation Announces Fourth-Quarter Grants

Increasing the number of students who succeed in postsecondary education requires a change in how higher education is structured, funded and delivered. Lumina issued 29 grants toward Goal 2025 in the fourth quarter of 2011 totaling more than $7.7 million. More »

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Lumina Foundation to Announce “NextGen” Grant Winners

On January 10, Lumina will announce the winners of a $1.1 million grant program designed to develop innovative technology tools aimed at helping students enter and complete college. The announcement will be made at 11 a.m. (ET) at www.luminafoundation.org. More »

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Grants

NextGen grant winners announced

Lumina Foundation has awarded more than $1.1 million in planning grants aimed at helping develop the “next generation” of college-access supports and services. These “NextGen” grants are designed to leverage the power of digital technology to promote new and innovative ways to support students on their pathway to college. Read more »  

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Ten States Receive Grants to Help Prepare Students for College

Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors has awarded grants to ten states to help their K-12 and postsecondary education systems align to the Common Core State Standards and assessments that will measure them. More »

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Lumina Foundation President & CEO testifies before Congress on Wednesday

WHAT: Jamie Merisotis, president and CEO of Lumina Foundation, has been invited to testify as an expert witness before the Congressional Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training on the topic of “Keeping College within Reach: Discussing Ways Institutions Can More »

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