Lumina Devotes $4-Million to Local Efforts to Speed College Completion

Twenty communities that have made progress toward improving college-completion rates among local residents will receive about $4-million from the Lumina Foundation to accelerate their work.

The "community mobilization," as Lumina officials described the new program on Wednesday, is aimed at helping cities and regions meet their attainment goals more quickly by providing money, technical assistance, and access to a national network of leadership and policy