As the United States strives to meet a growing need for people with the right knowledge and skills, policymakers are working to shape a system of education and training after high school that puts today’s student first. The country is rapidly moving toward a consensus that all Americans need post-high school learning. That’s why most states have established goals of significantly increasing the proportion of residents with college degrees, certificates, or other quality credentials. The country needs more people who are prepared for work and for life. Read more about Lumina’s plan for ensuring six of every 10 working-age people are educated beyond high school by 2025.