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Focus Magazine Summer 2017: Real-life learning

Competency-based programs are helping redefine the postsecondary landscape

September 1, 2017

Summer 2017 issue of Focus shines a light on postsecondary institutions that are going all-in on designing programs that are fully competency-based from the ground up. The stories in this issue shows how powerful such an approach can be, especially for students from varied backgrounds and with a wide array of learning needs.

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Focus Magazine Fall 2016: Unlocking lives

Postsecondary programs go behind prison walls to forge new futures

December 6, 2016

Today, more than ever, successful second chances depend on high-quality postsecondary education. And that’s what this issue of Lumina Foundation Focus is about. It goes behind the walls of the nation’s correctional facilities to examine postsecondary programs that serve the people who need those programs most.

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Focus Magazine Spring 2016: YOUNG. BLACK. EXEMPLARY.

African-American males who defy the odds – and stereotypes – on today’s campuses

May 2, 2016

This issue of Lumina Foundation Focus looks closely at real-life success stories of three African-American males: Evan Snelling, Kevin Lee and Terrance Range.

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Tomorrow's Transcript: Focus Magazine, Fall 2015

Effort to reform student records puts learning at the core

December 14, 2015

This issue of Lumina Foundation Focus explores efforts to transform the static student transcript into a more dynamic, inclusive and useful record of student achievement. Higher education reporter Steve Giegerich talks with registrars, faculty members, administrators and students at institutions that are tackling the transcript-reform challenge head-on, including the University of Houston- Downtown (UHD) and Quinsigamond Community College near Boston.

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