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Factory workers struggling to bounce back

Thousands of Indiana’s rank-and-file factory workers have seen their earnings lose ground to that of white-collar workers. The gap has grown even as manufacturers expect their assembly-line workers to have more skills and more advanced education.

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Lumina betting $10M on startups

Indianapolis-based Lumina Foundation, one of the nation’s largest donors to education groups, has given $10 million to a venture capital firm to fund for-profit startups with ideas to meet the nation’s education challenges.

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Indiana panel sets new college degree goals

The resolution looks to increase on-time graduation rates at both two- and four-year campuses and double the number of college graduates produced in the state by 2025. The plan also aims to have 60 percent of Indiana adults with college degrees by 2025.

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