Single Mothers Higher Education

State Policy for Student Parent Success: A Landscape Scan of Policy Solutions Enacted at the State Level

While promoting student-parent success has mainly been left to [...]

Black Women Have Made Major Gains in Higher Education, But Black Single Mothers Still Struggle To Attain Degrees

This fact sheet aims to provide college leaders, student [...]

Evaluating the Role of Campus Child Care in Student Parent Success

To ensure student parents are wholly supported in their educational pathways, research is needed to understand the connection between quality, affordable child care and student parents’ academic outcomes. Yet several challenges persist that make rigorous study of this connection difficult. Drawing on interviews with campus child care directors and a review of data and relevant literature, this brief presents a snapshot of the availability and importance of campus child care services for student parent success. It concludes with recommendations to improve conditions for rigorous research on the role of campus child care in the outcomes of college students with children.

Congress Must Double Down on Pandemic Relief for Students Parents at Community Colleges

Congress needs to act now to support student parents and avoid further pandemic related educational interruptions by providing relief for those at community colleges.

By Susana Contreras-Mendez|2020-12-07T18:15:28-05:00December 7, 2020|In the Lead|0 Comments

Bridging Systems for Family Economic Mobility: Postsecondary and Early Education Partnerships

DOWNLOAD REPORT About this Report Promoting family economic [...]

Go to Top