Why the pandemic has made going back to school cheaper than ever

Why the pandemic has made going back to school cheaper than ever

Robert Kueffer had always planned on going to graduate school but the global pandemic and economic uncertainty have fast-forwarded his plans. Kueffer, who lost his job in February, moved back home to live with his parents in Wisconsin.  After months of searching, he...
The Cost of Leaving the Public School System

The Cost of Leaving the Public School System

Sherry Dorestan, 34, was excited to send her five-year-old daughter to kindergarten. However, after two delayed school openings and new school closings in selected areas of New York City, Dorestan felt uneasy about the public school’s ‘blended learning’ model.  “It...
Facing a Short-Term Furlough? Don’t Forget To Prepare

Facing a Short-Term Furlough? Don’t Forget To Prepare

By: Ana Lucía Murillo Permanent layoffs are becoming more common more than half a year into the pandemic, but some companies are continuing to use short-term, temporary furloughs to avoid more drastic budget cuts.  The University of Massachusetts and American...