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Moving forward: Education leaders making a difference

Jan 23, 2019

From Tennessee to the Pacific Northwest, leaders in the education field are working to make college accessible and affordable—not only for traditional students but for adults who want to go back to school to complete the degrees that in many cases they started years ago.

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Tone deaf advice – What happens when we don’t listen to students

Jan 22, 2019

In January 2018, the University of Michigan’s Central Student Government issued an 87-page affordability guide for students that contained cost-cutting suggestions along the lines of “Fire your maid,” and “Do your own laundry instead of hiring a service.”

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Nothing grows without investment – Building fairness in education

Jan 20, 2019

Dr. Andre Perry, a fellow at the Brookings Institution, studies race and structural inequality, education, and economic inclusion, and he says it’s not talent that prevents black communities from thriving. It’s inequity.

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Nashville: Helping adults who need a marketable credential for today’s economy

Jan 17, 2019

Nashville, one of two dozen communities that have earned national recognition for their efforts to increase post-high school education and training, is seeing success with neighborhood “ambassadors.”

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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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Lumina's Susan D. Johnson selected for premier leadership development program in the philanthropic sector

Dec 20, 2018

Susan D. Johnson, Ph.D., Lumina Foundation’s director of organizational development and philanthropic practice, has been selected to participate in the Council on Foundations 2019 Career Pathways program.

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The real winner from Amazon HQ2

Dec 05, 2018

This should be encouraging for communities across the nation. It means that even if you lack certain kinds of infrastructure or cultural amenities, you can still cultivate a thriving workforce that is attractive to employers of all stripes.

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Oregon to help more students of color with $689,000 from Lumina

Dec 04, 2018

Oregon today joins Colorado and Tennessee in receiving a Lumina Foundation grant to carry out its commitment to educating more students of color.

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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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