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Racial Equity
Indiana College Equity Report 2020

Educational Equity Creates Economic Opportunity

Oct. 12, 2020
Tracks college-going rates of Indiana high school graduates by different ethnicities and demographics.
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Demographic Survey of Lumina Staff and Board

2020 survey of 56 Lumina staff members and 14 board members

Oct. 12, 2020
Yearly survey of Lumina's staff and board members shows data on age, ethnic identity, gender, religious affiliation, and residency.
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Work and Learning
The Case for Talent Investment

Infographic: Investing in Employee Education Benefits Everyone

Oct. 2, 2020
For the United States to compete in a global economy, more people need to receive quality education and training after high school that gives them relevant, in-demand skills.
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The Role of Education in Taming Authoritarian Attitudes

With a Foreword by John J. Degioia, President of Georgetown University

Sept. 16, 2020
The classic tension between free will and determinism can be found in the contemporary college or university within disciplines ranging from sociology to neuroscience to political science. The enduring and challenging questions faculty, researchers, and students all wrestle with include: How much freedom do we really have? Do we decide and act with an understanding…
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Lumina’s Strategic Plan

Lumina strategies to accelerate and scale the redesign of systems to take us to 2025 and beyond

Sept. 15, 2020
Society’s need for talent and the drive to expand the proportion of Americans with quality education and training after high school to meet this need have never been more urgent. The confluence of a pandemic, severe unemployment and racial injustice has exposed the daunting challenges ahead. Yet overcoming such challenges is what has made our…
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Federal Policy
Implementing a Federal Student-Level Data Network

Advice From Experts

Aug. 26, 2020
A report from the Institute for Higher Education Policy shares insights from a diverse array of stakeholders about the Federal Student-Level Data Network, the data elements and definitional options needed to meet pending legislative requirements, how to maximize the quality and utility of the data, and what can be done to minimize the burden on…
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College Affordability
A New Approach for Curbing College Tuition Inflation

Four possible demand-side explanations for tuition increases are discussed

Aug. 25, 2020
Over the last two decades, prices in higher education have grown more quickly than prices in almost any other sector of the economy. Tuition inflation has been extensively examined. The examinations, however, have focused on a narrow set of explanations, none of which has revealed obvious opportunities for policy interventions that would slow this trend…
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Student Supports
Supporting Vulnerable Campus Populations During the COVID-19 Pandemic

ACHA Guidelines

Aug. 24, 2020
Student involvement is critical at all levels of decision making. Student input through focus groups, needs assessments, and satisfaction surveys should be representative of the campus demographics. The participation of diverse and underrepresented students in student health advisory committees, peer educator groups, mentorships, campus ambassador programs, student government, COVID-19 committees, and similar campus committees is…
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Research and Evaluation
What Student Enrollment Decisions Say About Melt, Retention Risk, and the Next Recruiting Cycle

Traditional Student Demand

Aug. 19, 2020
A report from Eduventures examines comparative data from Eduventures Survey of Admitted Students in 2019 and in 2020 to determine the real effects of COVID-19 on enrollment patterns. The report shows a 6-percent increase in students opting to attend an in-state public institution; out-of-state public institutions were down by 5 percent in student choices.
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State Policy
Funding Resilience

How Public Policies Can Support Businesses in Upskilling Workers for a Changing Economy

Aug. 18, 2020
A report from National Skills Coalition provides a roadmap for state policymakers and skills advocates to support businesses and their efforts to upskill workers for a changing economy.
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