The Promise of Proficiency: How College Proficiency Information Can Help High Schools Drive Student Success

High schools must ramp up their efforts to track how graduates perform in their first year of college, says this publication from the Center for American Progress and College Summit. Without such data and information, the report concludes that high More »


Focus: Campus Connections

“Near-peer” mentoring and other innovative efforts help widen the college track. In this issue, read about programs increasing college access and success in Maine, Virginia, North Carolina, Washington state and at the national level.


Q&A with Anthony Carnevale

Anthony P. Carnevale, director of the Center on Education and the Workforce at Georgetown University, addresses work-related learning, the real cost of higher education and how to pay for it, and other topics.


Degrees of Speed

An article in Washington Monthly examines states whose colleges and universities are developing programs that emphasize timely graduation, job placement, and tracking the careers of students who graduate.

Interview | Holly Zanville

The Lumina Perspective: A Conversation with Holly Zanville

Applied baccalaureate degree programs represent a viable pathway for many non-traditional students to earn a bachelor’s degree and thereby help states address workforce needs. Holly Zanville, Lumina senior program director, discusses the role of applied baccalaureate degrees in increasing college-degree More »


Help Wanted: Projecting Jobs and Education Requirements Through 2018

The nation will have a shortage of 3 million workers with the required postsecondary degrees to fill the jobs of the future, according to this report from the Center on Education and the Workforce at Georgetown University.


Big Gaps, Small Gaps

Some Colleges and Universities Do Better Than Others in Graduating Hispanic Students

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