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Lumina’s ‘Stronger Nation’ data tool unlocks wealth of information

April 03, 2019

The latest edition of A Stronger Nation, Lumina Foundation’s signature report on educational attainment, now offers an interactive tool that states and stakeholders can use to help tailor their efforts to boost education attainment.

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Education entrepreneurs are redrawing the learning curve

April 03, 2019

There are at least two ways to look at everything, including innovation. One way — let’s call it the radical approach — was aptly expressed by Charles F. Kettering who said this: “If you’ve always done it that way, it’s probably wrong.”

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Christine Pambianchi brings national workforce expertise to Lumina board

April 02, 2019

Lumina Foundation today announced the selection of Christine M. Pambianchi, executive vice president, people and digital, at global materials science innovator Corning Inc., to serve on its board of directors.

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Florida aims for ‘top 10 global economy’ through education

April 02, 2019

From slumping poll numbers to a stinging bribery scandal over admissions, higher education has taken a beating recently. But as most of us know — and as states such as Michigan and Florida are affirming — there’s still no better path to a secure future than education and training after high school.

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It’s not just for them: Why prison education matters

March 25, 2019

One of our goals at Lumina is to make sure everyone has access to the education they need to get on a path to employment and lead a thriving life. That’s why Lumina’s work includes postsecondary education both inside prison and during re-entry efforts.

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This spring, put students first

March 20, 2019

Federal policy must first look beyond efforts that merely increase college enrollment. We must do that — but while also increasing student success and never compromising on quality.

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The lie at the heart of the college admissions scandal

March 14, 2019

By now you, along with the rest of America, have heard about the college admissions scandal setting higher education ablaze.

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Equity: Everything and the kitchen sink

March 08, 2019

Equity seems to be the “it” term of the day when it comes to student success and college completion.

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Prison education: Making the most of a second chance

March 05, 2019

Since 1994, when the Violent Crimes Act banned incarcerated people from receiving federal financial aid, millions of Americans have cycled through prisons, only a fraction able to obtain high-quality higher education.

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