Majority of young parents in Connecticut are low-income

In The News

By Brian Zahn

The economic impact of education can be stark, the report argues. According to a cited report from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, a single mother with an associate degree makes an average of $153,000 more in her lifetime than a single mother who is a high school graduate; a single mother with a bachelor’s degree makes an average of $296,000 more than a single mother high school graduate does in her lifetime.