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Wendy Sedlak, Ph.D.

Wendy oversees the strategic direction and implementation of Lumina's research and data portfolio. This includes, among other things, establishing and synthesizing the evidence and data necessary to advise Lumina’s strategic direction, documenting effective practices to inform Lumina and the field, and measuring progress and success against key metrics, with specific...Read bio »

Why adults quit college and how to bring them back

Dec 17, 2019

From our freshman through senior years of college, my roommate worked tirelessly at Applebee’s Bar and Grill so she could afford to attend school. It’s not easy to balance work and school, but she figured it out.

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Innovative community colleges focus on real student success

May 22, 2019

The news sounded good at first: My 18-year-old niece is enrolling in the local technical college to become a phlebotomist, a person who draws blood from patients. But my enthusiasm turned to skepticism the more I investigated.

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