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

  • Today’s Students and the Evolving Equity Movement in Higher Education

    Responding to new disparities affecting adults, parents and others continues the work begun by civil rights pioneers generations ago

  • Credential Transparency: Essential for Education and Training Accountability

    A full and intentional commitment to open data and transparency is crucial for the future of new credentials

  • How Tennessee is Writing a New Narrative about College Opportunity

    A growing economy requires states to produce skilled workers and support students in new and non-traditional ways

  • FAFSA Verification Melt is Trending for All The Wrong Reasons

    A sensible and necessary federal bookkeeping process is intimidating and confusing for students, and that needs to change.

  • Student Voice: A First-Generation Advocate for Equity in Education

    Our interview with Moises Roman Mendoza, Williams College Class of 2019

  • Accreditation Rules: Comparing the PROSPER Act and Aim Higher Act

    Breaking down the differences between the PROSPER and Aim Higher Act proposals on accreditation

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