Child Care Support for Student Parents in Community College Is Crucial for Success, but Supply and Funding Are Inadequate

Kevin Miller

May 31, 2010
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Of the over 6 million students earning college credit at community colleges, 1.7 million (27 percent) are parents.1 Of those, about 1 million (16 percent) are single parents, more than twice the proportion at 4-year institutions. Three-quarters of single parents in college are women.2