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The Urgency of Increasing Higher Education Attainment in America

Jamie Merisotis | Posted 06.09.2015 | Education
Jamie Merisotis

New data reveal that our country risks falling behind in a global race -- the competition for innovation and, above all else, talent -- unless actions are taken now to significantly increase postsecondary attainment.

Wanted: An Education Recovery to Match the Economic Recovery

Jamie Merisotis | Posted 05.27.2012 | Education
Jamie Merisotis

Our nation needs an education recovery to help propel the nascent economic recovery, because improved education attainment is the best route to economic prosperity for both individuals and the nation

The Critical Connection Between Higher Education and the American Dream

Jamie Merisotis | Posted 03.20.2012 | Education
Jamie Merisotis

The American Dream is built on the promise that individuals from all walks of life can find success and prosperity here. That dream has taken some hit...

Latino Student Success Can Help Enable "Exceptionalism"

Jamie Merisotis | Posted 01.20.2012 | Education
Jamie Merisotis

Not everyone buys into the idea of "American exceptionalism," but I do. Admittedly, my definition probably differs from what seems to be the popular n...