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Demographic shifts are redefining the nation in many ways. For Nevada this translates to an education system where the majority of the student body is of minority background. At the same time, the state is addressing a significant skills gap due to technological advances in industry. What actions will position the new Nevada for economic growth in light of these changes? In this Next America forum, The Atlantic will gather policy makers, educators and employers to explore Nevada's agenda on education and workforce development.
The Atlantic convened policymakers, educators, employers, students and higher education experts to examine what the future of higher education should look like as demographic and economic changes continue to transform our nation.
The Atlantic explored civitas, the contract binding all citizens together, and talk to leaders of business, politics and society who are striving to make our Union a little more perfect.
Ahead of the 2016 presidential elections, The Atlantic convened a discussion about the growing demand nationwide for access to high quality and affordable early childhood education programs.
Since the turn of the 20th century, average life expectancy has been rising steadily. In the United States, we can now expect to live an average of three decades longer than our great-grandparents. As we collectively age, our societal understandings of the rhythms of an average lifespan have been slow to adapt. With nearly 10,000 baby boomers moving into retirement every day, The Atlantic examined the shape of the new old age and its impact on society.