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

  • Why Accreditation Reform Can Unlock Stronger Student Outcomes

    A college degree or certificate is ever more necessary in today’s economy; an estimated 65 percent of available jobs by 2020 will require some education or tra…

  • From the 101st Airborne to Tennessee’s State Higher Education Leader: Meet Mike Krause

    Like many of “today’s students” who are working adults and come from diverse backgrounds, Mike Krause had to fight for a degree.An eighth generation Tennessean…

  • Financial Aid Beyond the Traditional Degree: Can it Work?

    Today, everyone from higher education leaders and practitioners, to employers, and, most importantly, students themselves is asking a critical question: How ca…

  • Defining Quality: What Should Quality Look Like in Higher Learning?

    In today’s higher education landscape, quality has become the most important watchword as institutions navigate new accountability policies and regulations whi…

  • March News & Updates

    Policy Update: HEA RecommendationsWe are just two full months into 2018, and critical conversations around postsecondary education are moving forward at the fe…

  • Budget 2018: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back?

    Today, Congress approved a budget deal, ending a brief government shutdown and agreeing to a framework that would set budget parameters for the next two years.…

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