Insights & Outlooks

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…

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…

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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  • Higher Learning Advocates Board Members and Staff: Inspiration for Higher Education

    Higher Learning Advocates is a bipartisan non-profit advocacy organization working to shift federal policy from higher education to higher learning—education a…

  • Faculty and Administration: Inspiration for Higher Education

    Administration and faculty members at institutions of higher education work with today’s students day in and day out. They are on the front lines working to pr…

  • Champions Network: Inspiration for Higher Education

    Drawing on diverse personal backgrounds, views, and work experiences, Higher Learning Advocates’ Champions Network members are united in advancing solutions to…

  • Policy Experts: Inspiration for Higher Education

    Many have made it their mission to advocate for today’s students and propose policies that will better serve their needs. These policy experts and policymakers…

  • Members of Congress: Inspiration for Higher Education

    Members of Congress represent thousands of constituents and introduce legislation to better serve them, including today’s students. Many of today’s students ar…

  • Today’s Students: Inspiration for Higher Education

    Today’s students are more diverse across multiple areas than any previous generation of college students. Students represent various ages, income levels, and r…

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