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Lumina Foundation is committed to increasing the proportion of Americans with high-quality degrees, certificates and other credentials to 60 percent by 2025.
January 19, 2018
Webinar on Lumina Fund for Racial Justice and Equity
Lumina Foundation
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Earlier this week, Lumina Foundation, in partnership with Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, announced the creation of the Lumina Fund for Racial Justice and Equity and an accompanying grant competition to support institutions working to promote constructive racial dialogue.   

Today, at 1 p.m. EDT, a webinar for potential applicants will explain the effort in greater detail. 
Eclipsed by Urban Counterparts, Rural Nonwhites Go to College at Equally Low Rates
Matt Krupnick, The Hechinger Report
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Adrian Lopez, 27, is no stranger to working on farms and in construction in the rural area of Tulare, California. But now he’s doing something few people around him ever do: He’s going to college.

Nearly 40 Percent of DACA Recipients Are High School or College Students. Now Their Future Is in Limbo.
Marnette Federis, Kenya Downs, and Sophie Chou, PRI
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At pivotal points in their lives, thousands of young men and women are facing a complicated path to higher education and post-college life because many of their plans and dreams hinge on the fate of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. 

Do What Makes You Happy
Russell Moore, Community College Daily
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Jason Sanford, 36, entered Wallace State Community College’s welding program in 2016 after spending a decade in the banking industry as a loan lender. Nicole Stoddard, 33, recently completed her first semester in the school's nursing program after serving in the U.S. Air Force and earning a bachelor and master’s degrees while stationed on the West Coast.

Sanford and Stoddard are among a growing number of individuals making their way back to college for a new career path. 
The Relevancy of Adult Education in the Workforce of Today and Tomorrow
Sharon Bonney and Pat Tyler, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation
Hand-in-Hand Community Workforce Education
Missy Richman, Community College Daily
Opinion: Purdue's Role in Solving Indiana's Skills Gaps
Suresh Garimella, The Journal & Courier
How Federal Leaders Can Use Data and Evidence to Improve Student Outcomes
James Kvaal and John Bridgeland, Results for America
Opinion: Finding the Right Balance on College Regulation
Preston Cooper and Jason Delisle, U.S. News & World Report
Becoming Latino: Why Our Safe Spaces Matter
Andrew Martinez, Diverse Issues in Higher Education
Hass Wants Rhodes to Embrace Change
Bill Dries, Memphis Daily News
Gender Bias, by the Numbers
Colleen Flaherty, Inside Higher Ed
Who Uses Income-Driven Repayment Plans?
Robert Kelchen, Washington Monthly
Indexing Pell to Inflation Benefits States
Lauren Walizer, The Center for Law and Social Policy
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Top stories in higher ed for Friday
Lumina Foundation is committed to increasing the proportion of Americans with high-quality degrees, certificates and other credentials to 60 percent by 2025.
January 19, 2018
Webinar on Lumina Fund for Racial Justice and Equity
Lumina Foundation
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Earlier this week, Lumina Foundation, in partnership with Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, announced the creation of the Lumina Fund for Racial Justice and Equity and an accompanying grant competition to support institutions working to promote constructive racial dialogue.   

Today, at 1 p.m. EDT, a webinar for potential applicants will explain the effort in greater detail. 
Eclipsed by Urban Counterparts, Rural Nonwhites Go to College at Equally Low Rates
Matt Krupnick, The Hechinger Report
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Adrian Lopez, 27, is no stranger to working on farms and in construction in the rural area of Tulare, California. But now he’s doing something few people around him ever do: He’s going to college.

Nearly 40 Percent of DACA Recipients Are High School or College Students. Now Their Future Is in Limbo.
Marnette Federis, Kenya Downs, and Sophie Chou, PRI
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At pivotal points in their lives, thousands of young men and women are facing a complicated path to higher education and post-college life because many of their plans and dreams hinge on the fate of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. 

Do What Makes You Happy
Russell Moore, Community College Daily
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Jason Sanford, 36, entered Wallace State Community College’s welding program in 2016 after spending a decade in the banking industry as a loan lender. Nicole Stoddard, 33, recently completed her first semester in the school's nursing program after serving in the U.S. Air Force and earning a bachelor and master’s degrees while stationed on the West Coast.

Sanford and Stoddard are among a growing number of individuals making their way back to college for a new career path. 
The Relevancy of Adult Education in the Workforce of Today and Tomorrow
Sharon Bonney and Pat Tyler, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation
Hand-in-Hand Community Workforce Education
Missy Richman, Community College Daily
Opinion: Purdue's Role in Solving Indiana's Skills Gaps
Suresh Garimella, The Journal & Courier
How Federal Leaders Can Use Data and Evidence to Improve Student Outcomes
James Kvaal and John Bridgeland, Results for America
Opinion: Finding the Right Balance on College Regulation
Preston Cooper and Jason Delisle, U.S. News & World Report
Becoming Latino: Why Our Safe Spaces Matter
Andrew Martinez, Diverse Issues in Higher Education
Hass Wants Rhodes to Embrace Change
Bill Dries, Memphis Daily News
Gender Bias, by the Numbers
Colleen Flaherty, Inside Higher Ed
Who Uses Income-Driven Repayment Plans?
Robert Kelchen, Washington Monthly
Indexing Pell to Inflation Benefits States
Lauren Walizer, The Center for Law and Social Policy
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Top stories in higher ed for Friday
Lumina Foundation is committed to increasing the proportion of Americans with high-quality degrees, certificates and other credentials to 60 percent by 2025.
January 19, 2018
Webinar on Lumina Fund for Racial Justice and Equity
Lumina Foundation
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Earlier this week, Lumina Foundation, in partnership with Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, announced the creation of the Lumina Fund for Racial Justice and Equity and an accompanying grant competition to support institutions working to promote constructive racial dialogue.   

Today, at 1 p.m. EDT, a webinar for potential applicants will explain the effort in greater detail. 
Eclipsed by Urban Counterparts, Rural Nonwhites Go to College at Equally Low Rates
Matt Krupnick, The Hechinger Report
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Adrian Lopez, 27, is no stranger to working on farms and in construction in the rural area of Tulare, California. But now he’s doing something few people around him ever do: He’s going to college.

Nearly 40 Percent of DACA Recipients Are High School or College Students. Now Their Future Is in Limbo.
Marnette Federis, Kenya Downs, and Sophie Chou, PRI
SHARE:  Facebook Twitter

At pivotal points in their lives, thousands of young men and women are facing a complicated path to higher education and post-college life because many of their plans and dreams hinge on the fate of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. 

Do What Makes You Happy
Russell Moore, Community College Daily
SHARE: Facebook Twitter
Jason Sanford, 36, entered Wallace State Community College’s welding program in 2016 after spending a decade in the banking industry as a loan lender. Nicole Stoddard, 33, recently completed her first semester in the school's nursing program after serving in the U.S. Air Force and earning a bachelor and master’s degrees while stationed on the West Coast.

Sanford and Stoddard are among a growing number of individuals making their way back to college for a new career path. 
The Relevancy of Adult Education in the Workforce of Today and Tomorrow
Sharon Bonney and Pat Tyler, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation
Hand-in-Hand Community Workforce Education
Missy Richman, Community College Daily
Opinion: Purdue's Role in Solving Indiana's Skills Gaps
Suresh Garimella, The Journal & Courier
How Federal Leaders Can Use Data and Evidence to Improve Student Outcomes
James Kvaal and John Bridgeland, Results for America
Opinion: Finding the Right Balance on College Regulation
Preston Cooper and Jason Delisle, U.S. News & World Report
Becoming Latino: Why Our Safe Spaces Matter
Andrew Martinez, Diverse Issues in Higher Education
Hass Wants Rhodes to Embrace Change
Bill Dries, Memphis Daily News
Gender Bias, by the Numbers
Colleen Flaherty, Inside Higher Ed
Who Uses Income-Driven Repayment Plans?
Robert Kelchen, Washington Monthly
Indexing Pell to Inflation Benefits States
Lauren Walizer, The Center for Law and Social Policy
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