Today Lumina Foundation releases a group of 15 expert papers that explore new models of student financial support. These papers are all aimed at addressing one of the biggest barriers to college completion: the amount of money students are required to pay to complete a postsecondary degree or certificate. More »
The Lumina Ideas Summit was held in Washington D.C. on April 14 to exchange ideas about increasing attainment through new models of student financial support. A series of independently-produced papers around paying for college in a 21st century higher education system was released by the authors and discussed in a panel. A rebroadcast of the event will be posted as soon as it’s available.
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Barriers to Need-Based Financial Aid: Predictors of Timely FAFSA Completion Among Low-Income Students
Students with the greatest need for financial aid are the least likely to meet deadlines for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), according to a study by the University of Illinois at Chicago. More » More »
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 »
Lumina President Jamie Merisotis blogs in today’s Huffington Post on advancing competency-based learning models. More »