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What does a degree mean? It’s hard to tell

June 01, 2015

A lack of transparency about what degrees mean in terms of learning translates to a lack of confidence in graduates’ job readiness. New tools like the DQP and LEAP initiative offer to help define college-level learning for the benefit of students, employers, communities and our future.

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Redesigning Higher Education Through Intentional Influence

Oct 23, 2014

Creating system-level change will require both working within the system and simultaneously disrupting it says Lumina President & CEO Jamie Merisotis in the Stanford Social Innovation Review.

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Kentucky, Ohio can do better graduating kids from college

Aug 13, 2013

Increasing equity and opportunity in Ohio and Kentucky will require new strategies in talent development and aligning postsecondary attainment with the labor market, Merisotis writes in today's Cincinnati Enquirer.

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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.