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From Crisis Comes Opportunity

Higher education’s response to the pandemic has spurred four long-lasting positive changes on community college and other campuses, writes Michael A. Baston.

Something a Democrat Could Do: Cancel Student Debt

Listen to Tressie McMillan Cottom interview Louise Seamster and I think you’ll agree that this is the right thing to do, too.

Writing Is Thinking

Writing is not simply a matter of expressing pre-existing thoughts clearly. It’s the process through which ideas are produced and refined.

Making Lectures More Interactive

Faculty members can make them even more effective, Marion Menzin and Zachary Nowak advise, by increasing the involvement of the other professional teachers in the classroom: the teaching assistants.

It’s Time to Open the Black Boxes

As remote testing becomes pervasive, colleges should ask some fundamental and wide-ranging questions, Jeremy Epstein and Christopher Kang write.

Higher Education’s Role in the Era of the Great Resignation

The numbers are startling: in the wake of deadly COVID infections, quarantines and isolation, nearly 3 percent of the entire U.S. workforce resigned in the month of August alone. What is higher ed’s role in reshaping careers and lives?