PBS NewsHour's “Rethinking College”

Aging Maine repays college debts to attract younger workers

 

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Focus, Fall 2018

Student aid...remade

Committed colleges take a wraparound approach to ensure student success

 

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Washington Monthly

The prison-to-college pipeline

For universities squeezed by falling enrollments, recruiting ex-offenders could be a new source of revenue—and a chance to transform lives.​

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New APM Reports documentary

Are colleges helping Americans move up?

When it comes to helping kids from poor families move up the income ladder, America’s colleges could be doing much better.

Audio documentary: Changing Class

A Stronger Nation

U.S. post-high school education rate at all-time high, 46.9%

Explore a data visualization of the country’s progress. In addition to presenting national data, the report allows navigation by state and metro area.
 

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Robots, A.I., education: The future of learning and work

Oct 01, 2018

How we work is changing, so fast that it’s possible to miss the way that robots, artificial intelligence and the rise of new-collar workers are changing something else: How we learn.

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The future of learning and work: Making sure that all learning counts

Sep 28, 2018

Good afternoon. I’m delighted to be part of this discussion on the next steps in higher education … and how to ensure that it remains a positive force in the lives of people throughout the world.

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Lumina names New York-based leader in corporate philanthropy Chauncy Lennon to executive team

Sep 25, 2018

Following a national search, Lumina Foundation has named workforce expert Chauncy Lennon to the newly created role of vice president for the future of learning and work.

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What You Can Do

Every American has a role in helping us reach our nation's attainment goals, and we all benefit when we get there. Everyone–from employers to instructors to families–has clear steps to take. And no matter how small, each step toward the goal is essential. Find out how you can contribute to building a stronger nation through higher education.

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What Needs to be Redesigned

Lumina's priority is to fundamentally rethink how higher education is delivered, and what outcomes can be expected from postsecondary completion. Lumina Foundation is leading a national conversation about the disruptive innovations helping to design and build a 21st century system that meets the needs of all students.

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Facts & Figures

Read some key facts on how we can increase levels of educational attainment equitably, through the use of quality data to improve student performance, identify problems, measure progress toward the goal and inform policy and decision making at all levels.

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