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Future of Affirmative Action and Parenting for the Digital Age

Episode Summary

Affirmative Action has recently been overturned by the Supreme Court, but what does this mean for colleges and universities? The future of higher education and the job field could be affected. According to new data, a majority of parents believe parenting today is harder than 20 years ago, but why? Finally, we end on the start of fall. What are you looking forward to most?

Episode Notes

Affirmative action has been overturned, so... what now? Barbara Mistick (@barbaramistick), president of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, joins the team to discuss what this could mean for the future of colleges, diversity levels, and the job applicant pool.

Is parenting harder now than it was 20 years ago? New data says parents think it is. Dr. Kathleen Vigil, professor of education at Marist College, joins us to explain that, while parenting has never been easy, adding rapidly evolving technology into the mix seems to have created a perfect storm. 

And, special thanks to Katie Ferrara for her song "Apple Picking"...we love it!