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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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  • Value, Accreditation, Accountability: A Dispatch from the Field

    The president of an urban, Hispanic-serving institution has some ideas for the next Higher Education Act

  • A Rainy Day Fund for College Affordability

    As the signature federal student aid program providing college access to low and middle-income Americans, the Pell Grant program is a vital bridge to higher ed…

  • State Leaders Press for Student-Centered Higher Education Policies

    National higher education policy should be built around the needs and priorities of students, who are taking different pathways through higher education as par…

  • Walmart’s Big College Tuition News: How Employers Are Stepping Up to Help More Working Adults Earn a Degree

    Recently, retail giant Walmart, the largest private employer in the nation, made big news in higher education by announcing a new tuition assistance program av…

  • This Tennessee Business Leader Has a Blueprint for Closing the Skills Gap

    Joey Hatch, a recently retired construction executive and member of the Tennessee Board of Regents, credits his career success to a journey through higher educ…

  • Reforming Higher Education Accreditation Policy

    Today’s students deserve a system of higher education that delivers high-quality results and a guarantee of economic success and upward mobility. The key to as…

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