The Post-Pandemic Community College

The Post-Pandemic Community College

Community colleges have a crucial role in providing higher education to Americans. In fact, enrolling in community college is becoming more and more common. A study conducted by the College Board found that in 2014, nearly half, or 42%, of all undergraduate students...
The Racialization of Student Debt

The Racialization of Student Debt

To quote MA state representative Ayanna Pressely, “You can’t be anti-racist if you’re anti student debt cancellation.”  Student debt has the unique distinction of being a product of the racial wealth gap, and a factor that contributes to this disparity.  In the midst...
Biden Extends Student Loan Relief, Why We Must Do More

Biden Extends Student Loan Relief, Why We Must Do More

We applaud President Biden for acting swiftly on his first day in office. Struggling student loan borrowers no longer need to worry about resuming monthly payments. The President’s directive to extend the existing student loan payments suspension with no accrual of...
#BlackLivesMatter for Justice and Equity

#BlackLivesMatter for Justice and Equity

Hildreth Institute affirms its solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. As Hildreth Institute continues to work for educational equity in the United States, we call for justice and equity for Black Americans. We remain vigilant to biases and structural...