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Community-Based Attainment Network Expands to 75 Cities

Feb 26, 2015

Lumina Foundation announced the final 20 cities in its 75-city community-based attainment network. This work is designed to help communities and regions dramatically increase the number of local residents with postsecondary credentials. Lumina’s focus on community-based attainment began because of the Foundation’s recognition that community-based networks are well-suited to play a role in institutional planning and can provide the implementation and coordination that is necessary to create impact at state and federal levels in order to improve the nation’s higher education system so that it better serves students.

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Smart Growth: Creating Sustainable Cities Through Higher Education

Dec 09, 2013

An op-ed in the Huffington Post by Jamie Merisotis emphasizing the role of developing a strong talent infrastructure to help a community thrive, and introducing Lumina's Community Partnership for Attainment initiative.

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