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Indianapolis, IN – December 2018. Charles F. Day & Associates, LLC (CFDay) provided the Lumina Foundation with a demonstration of Reference World, which was configured to simulate post-secondary education attainment within the United States and provide the Lumina Foundation with the roadmap it needs to attain their goal of increasing the proportion of Americans with high-quality degrees, certificates and other credentials to 60 percent by 2025.

“We are very excited to partner with the Lumina Foundation and leverage the power of Reference World which will provide Lumina with a roadmap they need to achieve their goal of post-secondary education attainment of greater than 60 percent,” said CFDay CEO/President, Dr. Charles F. Day. “We are very proud to be involved with the foundation’s work and look forward to our continued support of their mission.”

The Lumina Foundation is an independent, private foundation in Indianapolis that is committed to making opportunities for learning beyond high school available to all. The Lumina Foundation envisions a system that is easy to navigate, delivers fair results, and meets the nation’s need for talent through a broad range of credentials. Lumina’s goal is to prepare people for informed citizenship and for success in a global economy. Read more about the Lumina Foundation and their goal here:

Reference World is an Agent Based Modeling and Simulation application that allows for the true complexities of life to be incorporated and maintained in the simulation and is the best choice for simulating a system composed of entities whose behaviors are complex and non-linear. It consists of a “deterministic” model built from as much or as little data as the user deems appropriate, with a simulation engine that powers agents of different types and functions to interact in ways that replicate societal functions. Read more about Reference World here: