Most students who left college during COVID want to return—but many can’t

Wednesday, July 13, 2022
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In a world where higher education is crucial to good jobs and better lives, too many Americans are being left behind. But media reports suggesting students no longer value a college degree are wrong. In reality, there is high demand and interest in higher education. But many students can neither access nor afford it. To eliminate those barriers, schools must focus on finances, comprehensive student support, and mental and emotional health.

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