ALL EXCERPTS were taken from Sara Goldrick-Rab’s pre-publication for Paying the Price.

According to the book, some work during college is a good thing. 15–20 hours of work “had no impact on…


INTRODUCTION

The most challenging part that the COVID-19 pandemic has brought with it has been the excessive stress and anxiety. Students are facing increased levels of anxiety not only due to the illness itself, but from stress surrounding online learning, job insecurity, housing insecurity, food insecurity, and homelessness. Additionally, some…


#TempleSocEd

When I think about a student receiving financial aid in the year 2020, the first word that comes to mind is normative. I think just about every student, except for some exceptionally elite, take on some form of financial debt from schooling. I understand that financial aid includes packages…


The Struggles the Pandemic has Brought Along for K-12 Schooling

Schooling for kindergarten through grade 12 education is struggling to find common footing across school districts. Many policies that schools are implementing are on a case by case basis across districts. The lack of uniform policies across districts has led to a lot of confusion on how to conduct schooling…


#TempleSocEd

The topics presented this week had a lot to do with economic inequality in comparison to grading outcomes among students from both K-12 and those attending Universities. In short, those with higher incomes, were more academically successful; however, what the research and articles argue this week is that grading…


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Housing inequality largely affects lower-income neighborhoods and is often segregated based on race and race relations in the neighborhoods and schools. In the instance of Chicago many housing projects where lower-income black residents live would be segregated from White housing and schools. Eve L. Ewing article, “We Shall Not…


#TempleSocEd

In this week’s articles and podcast the main theme revolved around opportunity and specifically “equality of opportunity” . Some argue that opportunity is deemed to those best fit for the job, others argue the opportunity caters towards skin color and disadvantaged by relative income levels. Unfortunately, how much opportunity…


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Article 1: The colleges and institutions fighting for reopening is a ploy in my opinion to keep registration numbers high to receive excess funds from students. If a campus were to officially announce they were all online for the fall, it might decrease the student registration numbers. Unfortunately, the…

Nathan Durso

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