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

  • Decoding the Accreditation Process

    Today, the National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity (NACIQI) will begin meeting to review the status of accrediting agencies, which p…

  • ED’s Gainful Employment Proposal: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly

    Current Gainful Employment regulations require programs at for-profit institutions and certain career and technical programs at all other schools to meet certa…

  • 101: Higher Ed and the Triad

    This week, the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee held a hearing on the complex topics of accountability and risk.

  • Comparison: Broadening Partnerships and Pathways Under the Higher Education Act

    The Promoting Real Opportunity, Success, and Prosperity through Education Reform (PROSPER Act) (H.R. 4508) was introduced by House Education and the Workforce …

  • Wrapping Up 2017: Year in Review

    As we wind down 2017, we reflect on the dynamic year it's been for changes in higher education policy, even in just the past few weeks. In the final Higher Lea…

  • Comparing Accreditation Rules Under the Higher Education Act and the PROSPER Act

    H.R. 4508, introduced by House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC), would significantly change how accreditors are recognized…

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