"We must have been crazy:" Kathy Zandona, Greater Louisville Inc.

In October 2010, Louisville launched an effort to increase college attainment by 55,000 college degrees by 2020. They called it 55,00 Degrees, and it represented a collaboration between partners in higher education, K-12, foundations, community organizations, and business. 

"It's audacious. It's what were we thinking," says Kathy Zandona, Vice President for Education for Greater Louisville, Inc. "There are times when I think we must be out of our minds."

Emily Cole of The Civic Commons interviewed Zandona by Skype. Tune in for a discussion of how partnerships were forged  in Louisville, particularly with the business community, and the challenges that the region has faced and overcome.

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