Reece Johnson is the editorial director for news and data. He writes about the future of work and higher education, student political activism, and expanding educational opportunities. Reece holds a master's degree from Columbia University and a bachelor's degree from the University of Washington. His work has been cited by The New York Times, The New Yorker, Forbes, MSNBC, CNBC, Bloomberg, and Brookings.
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Should Colleges Lower Tuition?
Many colleges offered tuition discounts in response to COVID-19. While discounts and loans don't solve the problem, the trend toward minimizing costs may be reversing as higher ed weathers inflation.
Creating Inclusive College Campuses for Black Men
Black male students face unique challenges at predominantly white colleges, including feelings of invisibility, microaggressions, and a dearth of Black faculty.
College Students Call COVID-19, Racial Inequality Top Election Issues
A new BestColleges survey reveals that college students are motivated to vote by the coronavirus pandemic and racial inequality, but are split along partisan lines.
Only 31% of College Students Believe 2020 Will Be a Free and Fair Election
A new BestColleges survey reveals distrust of the U.S. electoral and political systems among college students, as well as a lack of civic education.