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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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  • 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 …

  • 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 once. Student parents juggle ever so carefully be…

  • 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 I spoke to this fall a…

  • Time to Innovate: How We Can Harness an Unprecedented Moment in Higher Education to Better Serve Student Parents

    Before the COVID-19 pandemic upturned how all of us work and learn, nearly four million student parents—more than a fifth of the entire U.S. undergraduate stud…

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