Top stories in higher ed for Monday
Lumina Foundation is committed to increasing the proportion of Americans with high-quality degrees, certificates and other credentials to 60 percent by 2025.
March 5, 2018
DACA Lives, But for How Long?
Elizabeth Redden, Inside Higher Ed
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Injunctions mean the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program will largely remain in place beyond today's deadline, but colleges will be called upon to help students who face possible lapses in work authorizations and continuing stress and uncertainty about their prospects in U.S.

Closing the Skills Gap One MOOC at a Time: How Google Is Transforming the Lifelong Learning Environment
Natalie Van Kleef Conley, The EvoLLLution
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Creating opportunities for individuals to gain critical, labor-market relevant skills through a sub-degree credential program is one example of how corporations can make a difference in supporting lifelong learning. 
Foundation Offers Recent Graduates $5,000 to Move to Ohio City
Tiffany Pennamon, Diverse Issues in Higher Education
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City leaders in Hamilton, Ohio, want to keep their homegrown talent and attract others to live downtown. As a financial incentive, the city council is supporting a plan that offers a $5,000 "reverse scholarship" to assist with student loan payments for recent college or trade-school graduates willing to move there. 
Student Success Up Front
Beckie Supiano, The Chronicle of Higher Education
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The difference between graduating or dropping out can oftentimes hinge on a student's ability to come up with just a thousand dollars.

Tech Takes Over
Greg David and Cara Eisenpress, Crain's New York Business 
Community Colleges Combat Hunger Through Campus Food Pantries
Madhu Krishnamurthy, Chicago Daily Herald
Podcast: Howard Bell on Starfish
Doug Lederman, The Pulse
Opinion: NYC's New Schools Chancellor Should Make College Success Matter
Matt A.V. Chaban and Tom Hilliard, Center for an Urban Future
Commentary: Lawmakers Should Not Forget Rural Utah
Josh Hales, The Salt Lake Tribune
Report Finds Lower Completion Rates for Students in Two-Year Institutions, Adult Learners
Joelle Fredman, National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
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