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Out of the Amazon jobs race, cities talk education, talent

Aug 27, 2018

We’ve all been on a bad blind date. Your aunt swore that you had something in common, but you show up holding your dog-eared copy of “The Hobbit” and she’s toting Dan Brown’s “The Da Vinci Code.” You just know you’re in for two hours of awkward pauses and forced small talk.

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There’s progress in closing the education gaps between races

Aug 27, 2018

In America, your address determines your opportunity — especially if you’re a person of color. Quality schools, job training, and higher education institutions tend to be clustered away from communities of color.

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What’s your advice for people facing the need for new skills?

Aug 22, 2018

Stories are important. They can educate, inspire, even change lives. So Lumina Foundation is teaming up with the career experts at Roadtrip Nation to gather stories from people who are facing or have overcome career challenges. The idea is to inspire students on their paths to success.

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Lumina names two new leaders who bring talent development and endowment expertise to board

Aug 21, 2018

Lumina Foundation has announced the election of Joseph A. Boateng, chief investment officer of Casey Family Programs, and Matthew (Matt) Breitfelder, managing director and chief talent officer of BlackRock Inc. to serve on its board of directors.

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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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More than tuition: College costs are often hard to figure

Aug 13, 2018

If we want to help more people earn college degrees, we’d better start by making the costs of college clear for all students trying to reach that goal.

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Education: Lumina builds strategy around partnerships, investments

Aug 07, 2018

A big job takes a big toolbox, and we’re fortunate at Lumina to have some interesting tools to help bring desperately needed, high-quality education beyond high school to all Americans.

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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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Podcast: Quality assurance and the future of accreditation

July 31, 2018

Lumina VP Debra Humphreys discusses the vital role accrediting agencies, federal and state policymakers, public systems, and community colleges play in improving student outcomes.

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