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Panel of ‘today’s students’ speak their truth to college experts

May 01, 2019

University of Michigan students looking for help with their finances ended up helping themselves—with a crowd-sourced book on making it through college on a budget.

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Forgiving small student debts can have a huge impact

April 30, 2019

We’re used to thinking of America’s student loan debt in terms of its colossal aggregate—more than $1.4 trillion, a figure that exceeds even our ballooning credit card debt and increasingly animates political debate.

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Keynote: Race, wealth and attainment linked, says Brookings scholar

April 30, 2019

Race, property, college debt—they all intersect in a way that demands more of the country’s attention, says Brookings Institution scholar, educator, and author Andre Perry.

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National education, policy, and workforce experts join Lumina's Quality Credentials Task Force

Sep 05, 2018

Lumina Foundation is convening a new Quality Credentials Task Force comprising 20 leaders in education, policy, and workforce development to explore new ways to assure the quality of a college education and other forms of learning beyond high school. The group will meet periodically, starting with a two-day launch meeting that begins today.

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Conference to share CBE experiences, focus on best practices

Aug 20, 2018

Join the growing network of higher education leaders and innovators at this year's CBExchange conference on competency-based education, Sept. 25-27 in Orlando.

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Building blocks for a connected learn and work ecosystem in an uncertain AI future

Aug 01, 2018

Building a well-connected ecosystem that brings together education and the workforce is critical to the continuing evolution of the labor market.

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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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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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