Why Students Quit College During COVID
Illustration: Cristina Spano
Sahalie Donaldson, The Chronicle of Higher Education
Students cite emotional stress, health concerns, and financial worries as some of the biggest barriers to staying in college during the pandemic, according to a new report by Lumina Foundation and Gallup.
The study notes several priority areas that college leaders and policymakers must focus on to help current and future students moving forward, including mental health counseling and holistic supports such as child care, food banks, and emergency aid.