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 »
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 »
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.
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 »
On Wednesday, Nov. 30, Lumina President and CEO Jamie Merisotis testified before committee members to help examine the causes of rising college tuition and to discuss innovative ways some institutions are lowering costs. Merisotis emphasized the need to change our graduation standard from a system based on time to a system based on actual student learning. Read his full written testimony »