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CEO Sees Educational Progress In Florida; Says It’s Too Slow

The percentage of Floridians earning college degrees is not increasing fast enough to keep pace with the job market, according to the head of a foundation working to boost higher education graduates. That’s what Jamie Merisotis, president and CEO of the Lumina Foundation, told the Economic Club of Florida last week. “It’s an urgent need,” Merisotis […]

Florida Not Producing Enough College Graduates To Meet Job Market Demand

Florida is not producing enough college graduates to meet the projected job market needs by 2018, according to a new report from the Lumina Foundation. The Sunshine State ranks 31st in the nation for the percentage of adults who have earned a college degree. About 36.5 percent of state residents have earned an associate’s, bachelor’s […]

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