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Lumina Foundation Focus™ | Spring 2013

Friendly forces: Spring issue of Focus magazine spotlights student veterans

Returning student veterans often face unique challenges transitioning from military life to campus life. The Spring 2013 issue of Focus magazine highlights colleges that support our troops beyond their tours of duty with programs and services to help them succeed. More »

Speech | Jamie Merisotis

The Future of Postsecondary Education

Jamie Merisotis, Lumina’s president and CEO delivers a speech to the Education Commission of the States on the issues we must tackle to build the student-centered education system of the future. More »

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Clinton Global Initiative 2013

Lumina, Joyce and ACT Foundations recognized at Clinton Global Initiative

A research partnership funded by the three foundations will allow the Business Roundtable to study the current job market and define the knowledge, skills and abilities required in industries with high job growth. More »

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News Release

New report shows improved pace of college attainment is still not enough to meet future workforce needs; massive racial achievement gaps continue

As the demand for skilled workers continues to grow, a new report released today by Lumina Foundation shows that the rate of college attainment is steadily improving across America. Unfortunately, the pace of progress is far too modest to meet future workforce needs. More »

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Seeking Solvers | Quantified Work Challenge

Innovation challenge for creating personalized "skills tracker" open through July 15

A new Innocentive™ challenge brought by The Economist and Lumina Foundation seeks new ideas that organizations could use to build a personalized “skills tracker” for individual employees. More »

Blog | Jamie Merisotis and Joe Loughrey

Immigration reform and the great demand for talent

Lumina President Jamie Merisotis and Former Vice Chairman of the Board and President/COO of Cummins, Inc., Joe Loughrey suggest immigration reform presents a unique opportunity to satisfy America’s demand for skilled employees, in today’s The Hill’s Congress Blog »  

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Blog | Jamie Merisotis

Tackling the Urgent National Challenge of College Affordability

Jamie Merisotis’ latest op-ed in the Huffington Post outlines criteria for system redesign centered on increasing college affordability and incentivizing completion to help close the Nation’s talent gap. More »

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