Next generation of student supports program – request for proposals

Lumina is offering up to 5 grants in the $150,000 to $200,000 range to organizations that want to infuse or upgrade their existing student support and financial aid services through the integration of technology. Read the full Next Generation RFP » More »

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55,000 Degrees: Louisville’s Big Goal

Part 3: Grassroots effort boosts college attainment in Louisville A public-private partnership in Louisville, Ky., aims to add 55,000 bachelor and associate degrees to its city by 2020, with 15,000 of those degrees coming from the African-American community. Watch this More »

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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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Commentary | Jamie Merisotis on Nightly Business Report

Making college education a national priority

As the year draws to a close, it’s a perfect time to look ahead and ask what it will take to make America’s economy stronger in 2012. Most experts say that the education levels of our workforce will be critical to the nation’s long-term economic prosperity.

PBS Nightly Business Report, Dec. 20, 2011
 

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Productivity Index: Texas and the Nation

College for All Texans Foundation and Catalytica collaborated to compare the national Productivity Index with Texas data. In many ways, Texas is gaining ground in the productivity agenda, with a higher rate of growth of bachelor degrees, associate degrees, and More »

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