Commentary | Jamie Merisotis

The Importance of Post-High School Education

The recent recession was hardest for those with the least amount of education. That’s why Jamie Merisotis, CEO of Lumina Foundation, believes the key to a lasting recovery is focusing on those who need help the most. More »

News release

College Graduates Lead National Job Growth Recovery, New Georgetown Study Finds

The job recovery that began in early 2010 has added 3.4 million jobs so far. Virtually all of those jobs required some form of postsecondary education. New data from the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce confirms the best protection in an economic storm is a high-quality college degree, certificate or other credential. More »

Merisotis blog in Huffington Post

The numbers prove that higher education opens up the highest-paying jobs

New Georgetown University research shows that going to college and earning at least a two-year degree generates a sizable economic return. Read Lumina President Jamie Merisotis’ blog in the Huffington Post »