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Understanding the Student Parent Experience: The Need for Improved Data Collection on Parent Status in Higher Education
Data on students’ parent status would help campuses, higher education systems, and policymakers assess needs, target supports and services, understand student outcomes, and measure what works to promote student parent enrollment, persistence, and completion.
By Danielle Douglas-Gabriel By 7:45 a.m., A’Ja Ross, 26, helps [...]
The pandemic halted many resources that student parents need to [...]
OPINION: Why Black student parents are at the epicenter of the student debt crisis — and what we can do about it
Black students with children hold more student loan debt than [...]
The Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) has released a guide detailing how to forge much-needed collaborations with Head Start.
Head Start College Partnership to Promote Student Parent Family Success: A Roadmap for Collaboration
Collaboration between colleges and Head Start programs holds promise for promoting the educational and economic well-being of college students with young children.
by Autumn Green and Wendy Wagner Robeson Yet, according to [...]
Nearly four million U.S. undergraduate college students are parents or guardians of children under the age of 18. These student parents, who already faced immense financial, child care, food, and housing insecurity before the COVID-19 pandemic, are now dealing with multiple new barriers, including school closures, lay-offs, and child care disruptions, among other challenges.
DOWNLOAD REPORT About this Report Promoting family economic [...]