The Loans That Steal Dreams
A recipient of Robert F. Smith's landmark donation to Morehouse College’s class of 2019 offers his perspective on how student loans deter millennials from pursuing their career aspirations and deepen the wealth gap in America.
How Insufficient Resources Feed the Pressure to Graduate
Many Latinx students shoulder the burdens of paying for college, excelling academically, and managing their family’s expectations.
Culturally Responsive Support Is Key When College and COVID-19 Collide
The Covid-19 pandemic is threatening years of gains in college enrollment and high school graduation rates for Latinx students.
The Power of a Dorm Experience for Underserved Students
If we want students to thrive outside of school, we need to offer them opportunities to learn the skills they need to do so.
What’s It Like to Graduate and Start College During a Pandemic?
As the school year ends, three Colorado students reflect on a year of extra hurdles, frequent quarantines, and navigating transitions in challenging circumstances.
Opening Doors for LGBTQ+ Students
LGBTQ+ mentors share how they’re paving the way for educational and career opportunities for queer youth.
For Students Like Me, the Arts Aren’t an 'Extra.’ They’re a Lifeline
Schools should aim to produce well-rounded students. They can’t do that if they don’t allocate resources and support for the arts.
What Happens When Philanthropists Begin to Practice Anti-Racism?
Money is starting to flow from people who believe that leaders with lived experiences of inequity are the most qualified to design solutions
College Dreams Collide with COVID-19
Millions of students had their college dreams interrupted by COVID-19. For aspiring first-generation college students, the disruptions are especially painful.