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The Learning Imperative (opinion)

April 7, 2022

Public university systems should invest in training and support for quality teaching, Félix V. Matos Rodríguez and Penny MacCormack write.

As the pandemic hits the two-year mark and higher education takes full stock of its impact, the challenges we face are multiple—but so are the opportunities.

We face the largest enrollment decline in a decade. The pandemic continues to disrupt learning and affect the mental health of too many of our students. Our nation cannot afford to lose any more students in an economy that demands postsecondary education and a democracy desperate for informed citizens.