College closings, economic upheaval make a case for blockchain adoption
Higher education faces unprecedented uncertainty. Colleges and universities across the country are grappling with whether to reopen in the fall or keep instruction online. Students completing their education are graduating into a tumultuous job market, with a stalled economy and record jobless claims. Dreams of economic mobility have been deferred for millions of learners who were pursuing new careers and credentials. The COVID-19 crisis is exposing and exacerbating economic, educational and health inequities.
Originally published: June 18, 2020
Author: Ted Mitchell
Institution: American Council on Education (ACE)
Published by: Higher Ed Dive