Issue 27: The Student Parent Issue

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…

All Content

  • The Way Forward in Higher Education

    Six months ago, St. Petersburg College operated quite differently. Our ten campuses and learning sites were bustling with students hurrying from classroom to c…

  • Lack of Broadband Access is a Barrier to Our Pandemic Recovery

    In Alabama, COVID-19 has our state colored red for a reason other than its political party representation. Our state is considered a ‘hot spot’ due to the rapi…

  • Q&A with Commissioner Kim Hunter Reed, Louisiana Board of Regents

    A Q&A with Commissioner Kim Hunter Reed of the Louisiana Board of Regents.1. This is, of course, an unusual school year. What does the fall look like for c…

  • Q&A with President Lyle Roelofs of Berea College

    Berea College, the first interracial and coeducational college in the South, focuses on learning, labor and service. The College admits only academically promi…

  • A Fall Like No Other

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    Whether one is returning to college or entering college for the first time, Fall of 2020 is clearly a fall semester like no other. While higher education insti…

  • It’s Past Due for Online Education Students and Programs To Be Appreciated

    Starting in the 1990s—which is a relatively long time ago for me and many Millenials (I went to elementary school in the ‘90s!)—the budding pathway of distance…

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