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Florida aims for ‘top 10 global economy’ through education

April 02, 2019

From slumping poll numbers to a stinging bribery scandal over admissions, higher education has taken a beating recently. But as most of us know — and as states such as Michigan and Florida are affirming — there’s still no better path to a secure future than education and training after high school.

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This spring, put students first

March 20, 2019

Federal policy must first look beyond efforts that merely increase college enrollment. We must do that — but while also increasing student success and never compromising on quality.

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Michigan sets 60% higher ed goal

Feb 20, 2019

Establishing a statewide goal to help raise Michigan’s post-high school education level will benefit everybody, not just those who get the training, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said.

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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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Increasing opportunity in higher education is a policy in many countries — up to a point

Dec 04, 2018

Countries around the world have made fairness and wider access to higher education a priority. And, while there have been some gains, many countries still fail to define concrete targets to enroll and support at-risk students in vulnerable conditions.

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Everyone has an opinion about the value of college. Tony Carnevale has the facts.

Dec 03, 2018

For a decade now, a small squadron of researchers at Carnevale’s Center on Education and the Workforce has explored the relationship between what students are learning and what skills employers need.

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Studies show how states can improve education after high school

March 06, 2018

States looking to raise the overall numbers of working-age residents with education and training after high school would benefit from focusing on populations who haven’t been well served in the past by colleges, universities, and other postsecondary education providers.

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Achieving Educational Equity in the United States

July 12, 2017

Lumina Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer Danette Howard explains how a new Talent, Innovation, Equity initiative will work to create a “talent pipeline” connecting people with opportunities to find good-paying jobs and continue learning.

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Bipartisan Support for Career and Technical Education Can Buttress Nation's Future Strength

May 18, 2017

Lumina Foundation comments on unanimous bipartisan support for legislation to improve career and technical education–the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act.

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