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Education innovators competing for $50,000 in prizes

Jan 18, 2018

New ideas are around us everywhere, so it’s no surprise that Lumina Foundation is looking hard for the latest innovation in our field, as well. We’ll get a look at some intriguing ideas on March 27 in New York at Lumina’s third annual Education Innovation Prize Challenge.

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Competency-based education could benefit veterans by recognizing their military skills

Nov 10, 2017

Ask about anybody leaving the service what they’d like next, and the answer is usually, “a good job.”

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Conference to Share CBE Experiences, Focus on Best Practices

July 28, 2017

Join the growing network of higher education leaders and innovators at this year's CBExchange conference on competency-based education, Sept. 20-22 in Phoenix.

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Rising to the Attainment Challenge: States Target Data, Equity

June 27, 2017

A growing number of states are setting ambitious goals to increase the numbers of people who complete education and training after high school. But as we saw at a convening of state policymakers brought together this week by Lumina Foundation, progress is about more than numbers.

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Lumina Foundation Joins with Army University and the Competency-Based Education Network to Host Education Symposium

June 19, 2017

Lumina Foundation, Army University, and the Competency-Based Education Network (C-BEN) will host an education symposium June 20 and 21 in Kansas City, Mo., “A Competency-Based Approach to Talent: Connecting Military, Higher Education, and Workplace Learning.”

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Win/Win: Making the Business Case for Employer Talent Investment

April 25, 2016

On behalf of Lumina Foundation, UpSkill America and the Business Champions for Adult Credential Completion, we hope you can join us for a live webcast highlighting the contributions of employers to US talent needs. This session will bring together employers with governmental, policy and academic leaders to discuss how employers are working to elevate the skills and education of incumbent workers.

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A Stronger Nation 2016 Report Release

April 11, 2016

A discussion geared toward newsmakers and postsecondary thought leaders that will address the issues raised by Lumina Foundation’s 2016 Stronger Nation Report

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Media conference call announcing Credentials Framework

June 11, 2015

Media conference call for questions prior to the release of the Credentials Framework. A recording of the call is available.

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Lumina explores new business models

Dec 04, 2014

Lumina collaborates with seven completion colleges to help our nation reach its goal of leading the world in college attainment. Commitments from colleges and universities, business leaders, and nonprofits announced at White House summit on December 4. #CollegeOpportunity  

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