Can Higher Education Revive the American Dream?


Opportunity Insights research shows that children’s prospects achieving a higher standard of living than their parents have fallen from 90 percent to 50 percent over the past half-century. Dr. John Friedman will discuss how big data can help us understand what has led to this erosion of the American Dream — and how administrators and policymakers can unlock the power of higher education as an engine of mobility.

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Format: Future20
Event Type: Session
Level: Deep Understanding
Online: Slides