Abigail Claire Tilton’s Blog

Teachers March for Equal Pay

Teachers March for Equal Pay

Why Teachers are Still on Strike In a movement sweeping through multiple states across the nation, teachers in the public education system have been on strike in statewide fashion, fighting for pay equality and public justice in the workplace. In states like West...
Government Investment in Higher Education Makes Sense

Government Investment in Higher Education Makes Sense

UNESCO Institute for Statistics reports that the number of students enrolled in higher education shot up from 6.1 million in 2000 to 12.2 million in 2013 in Africa. The World Bank released a report projecting a 30% increase in the number of skilled workers among...
Graduate Students in America: Spared for Now

Graduate Students in America: Spared for Now

After the Senate voted December 19 on the revised tax bill proposal from the GOP, it seems that, for the moment, graduate students are out of hot water. Many students — more than 140,000 — attending graduate programs rely on tuition waivers to be able to afford to...