This report provides a national and regional profile of undergraduate college students who are raising dependent children.
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This report presents findings from a review and analysis of literature on the importance, effectiveness, and availability of support services for participants in job training programs in the United States.
Child care is a crucial support for the 4.8 million parents in college, but it is difficult for students to find and afford.
The Role of the Federal Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS) Program in Supporting Student Parent Success
Affordable, quality child care is crucial to the postsecondary success of the 4.8 million undergraduate students raising dependent children.
Reproductive Health and Women’s Educational Attainment: Women’s Funds’ Strategies to Improve Outcomes for Women
This paper offers an overview of the significance and status of access to reproductive health rights and services in the United States today.
Power Point presentation from Women's Funding Network Conference workshop "Powerful Partnerships: Foundations and Community Colleges".
Power Point presentation from Student Parent Support Symposium session on "Current Student Parent Research & Policy Efforts"
Over a quarter (26 percent) of all undergraduate students, or 4.8 million students, are raising dependent children. Women are disproportionately likely to be balancing college and parenthood, many without the support of a spouse or partner.
Affordable, reliable child care is a crucial support for the 4.8 million college students raising dependent children, but is often tough to find. High child care costs, difficulty obtaining subsidies, and scheduling challenges often create significant obstacles for student parents, and may contribute to their relatively low rates of college completion.