President Joe Biden’s term as the 46th president of the US is expected to bode well for many sectors, education is one of them. However, Biden has assumed office at a difficult time. Currently, the US is experiencing a sharp decrease in the number of international students, in spite of being home to some of the finest colleges and universities in the world.
Former president, Donald Trump’s term was not seen as a considerate time for domestic as well as international students in the US. Biden’s views, however, mark a sharp contrast from his predecessor’s. Biden’simpending policies are expected to be more inclusive and student-friendly. Yet, as the new president attempts to redress the impact on the education sector during Trump’s term, many challenges await him.
At a time when the US is struggling to cope with the repercussions of the pandemic, and various issues demand Biden’s attention, it becomes important to examine how the future looks for the education sector in the US. It is also significant to delve into the topic in the light of the recent past by looking into— how did Trump’s term fare for the students? Subsequently, how Biden administration’s imminent policies look for the education sector?