Insights & Outlooks

Reimagining Higher Ed for Equity and Student Parent Success

“Was higher ed designed for minority students?”  A student asked this question during a Temple University “Sociology of Education” class…

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,…

COVID-19

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I am in my senior year and want to take advantage of networking opportunities for my future career, but do I just become a non-present parent for my kids? Do I delay adjusting my immigration status until I am done with school, but risk losing status and being deported? What do I do? It’s a question no one else can answer for me.

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Fall 2020: A Senior In The Making, A Mother Soon Breaking

I, like the rest of nearly four million student parents, am already juggling a million different tasks all at…

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  • 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 …

  • Building a Packet for Success

    Back to school shopping should be an exciting time for many children and parents. Yet, for families that have to decide between a pack of binders or a pack of …

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