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#1337 "The 'Stronger Nation' Report"

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Every year, the Lumina Foundation, a national organization that monitors post-secondary education and works towards increasing the number of Americans with college degrees releases a report on just how many students have gotten that piece of paper. The report for 2016 has just been released.

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Jamie Merisotis, President and CEO of the Lumina Foundation

Today on the Best of Our Knowledge, we’ll talk to the president of the Lumina Foundation about their goals, and how they plan to get there.

We’ll also head to the capital of Rwanda and meet a teacher changing lives through technology…and we’ll spend an academic minute with scientists saving lives through technology.

Bob has been a part of the WAMC family since 2001. He currently produces and hosts National Production's The Best Of Our Knowledge. Over the years, Bob has produced The Environment Show and The Health Show for National Productions and hosted weekend mornings on WAMC for a decade. In addition to producing TBOOK, he is currently a reporter and on air host at WUWF Public Radio at the University of West Florida in Pensacola.