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  • A Second Chance at Higher Education

    Growing up in a low socioeconomic area in Phoenix, Arizona, surrounded by gangs, violence, and drugs, I never thought that college was a place for me. Instead,…

  • The Two-Faced Promise of Higher Education

    The four-year college degree has long been the gold standard and the surest gateway to economic opportunity in the United States. But while the four-year degre…

  • Campus Mental Health Awareness Leads Policy Efforts at the Federal and State Level

    The mental health crisis on college campuses, prior to 2020, often referred to the overwhelming demand on campus mental health centers and their frequent inabi…

  • Q&A With Nicole Lynn Lewis, Founder & CEO of Generation Hope

    Nicole Lynn Lewis is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Generation Hope, which works to surround motivated teen parents and their children with mentors…

  • Rethinking PLA: The Urgency of Counting Prior Learning

    As the country works toward economic recovery in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, there are at least 10 million unemployed Americans, many of whom are lookin…

  • Higher learning for a higher purpose: Fighting inequality in the ‘human work’ era

    COVID-19 has upended the global economy with astonishing speed and severity. Millions have had their work environments drastically changed, or even worse, now …

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