By Eric Tegethoff PORTLAND, Ore. - Oregon college students who [...]
New IWPR Report Reveals Urgent Need to Support Student Parents’ Return to College amid Challenges Exacerbated by the Pandemic
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MARCH 16, 2021 Contact: Erin Weber | [...]
Centering the Student Voice: Community Colleges and Sexual and Reproductive Health Access in Texas and Mississippi
Community college students’ lives outside of the classroom—including their sexual and reproductive health— can directly impact their ability to succeed in school, yet most community colleges do not provide sexual and reproductive health services (Bernstein and Reichlin Cruse 2020). Growing efforts to implement holistic approaches to student success also often ignore the role that sexual and reproductive health outcomes can play students’ academic careers.
Congress needs to act now to support student parents and avoid further pandemic related educational interruptions by providing relief for those at community colleges.
Online education tools, mental health care and more: a collection of views and news from our special report.
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.