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Wayne Taliaferro

Wayne Taliaferro is Lumina's strategy officer for finance and federal policy.  He previously worked at the Center for Law and Social Policy's (CLASP) Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success, where he was a senior policy analyst. His work at CLASP focused on federal and state policies to support adult and nontraditional...Read bio »

Real justice demands a second chance — for education

April 19, 2019

April is National Second Chance Month, a month dedicated to centering the voices, experiences, and promise of people affected by the criminal justice system. It’s a time to unify around the principles of justice, fairness, and redemption. More importantly, it’s a time to recognize how society’s systems and institutions, including those in higher education, have contributed to the lack of first chances for far too many.

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Federal regulations should put today’s students first

Jan 16, 2019

This week, the U.S. Department of Education began negotiating regulations that govern higher education. We at Lumina Foundation care deeply about this process and its results.

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