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Terri Taylor, J.D.

Terri Taylor is the strategy director for postsecondary finance, based in Lumina’s Washington, D.C., office. Under her leadership, Lumina’s postsecondary finance work aims to illuminate and address the many facets of financial need, especially for adult learners and students of color, through innovative approaches through work with states, postsecondary providers,...Read bio »

Do income-share agreements actually work to hold down college costs? We’re finding out.

July 17, 2019

This summer marks the third anniversary of year-round Pell grants, where students can receive extra Pell funding to enroll in summer classes and complete their programs faster. Summer Pell is a critical resource, but it doesn’t begin to solve all of the affordability issues facing today’s students.

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College finances: Going back to school complicated for some adults

Sep 20, 2018

We celebrate the idea that earning a bachelor’s degree results in an average of $1 million in additional lifetime income. But future earnings don’t mean much when you’re a student struggling to make rent, pay for tuition, and cover all your other expenses.

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More than tuition: College costs are often hard to figure

Aug 13, 2018

If we want to help more people earn college degrees, we’d better start by making the costs of college clear for all students trying to reach that goal.

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Raising student voices in federal discussions on education and training

June 08, 2018

Lumina Foundation is launching a new effort to elevate student voices in federal policy conversations about education beyond high school by partnering with organizations with strong national networks of students.

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