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Increasing college affordability and access must be Ohio's big goal

Feb 22, 2015

Lumina President & CEO Jamie Merisotis applauds Governor Kasich's latest budget proposal and challenges the state to adopt an attainment goal to meet the growing demand for talent in Ohio. Read his op-ed in the Cleveland Plain Dealer.

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Spare Colleges The Budget Axe

May 13, 2011

Lumina President and CEO, Jamie Merisotis says the emphasis must be on what students know when they complete college, because of the critical connection between high-quality learning and workplace needs.

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Arizona lawmakers work to increase access to higher education

Feb 23, 2011

The Arizona House of Representatives Committee for Higher Education, Innovation and Reform hears testimony on how Arizona and other states are working to increase access to higher education.

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Accelerated associate degree programs allow students a fast-track to credentials and degrees

Jan 25, 2011

Lumina's Jamie Merisotis responds to a question in the National Journal's experts' blog on the Community College and Career Training Grant program.

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Stronger Nation 2017 demonstration
Stronger Nation 2017 demonstration
June 19, 2017

A Stronger Nation 2017 report uses Census data to track progress in degree attainment at several levels – nationally, in metropolitan areas, in all 50 states, and down to the county level. It also contains national data and state-specific estimates that show attainment of high-quality postsecondary certificates.