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Parents

A Black woman studies at a laptop computer. A small child is on the sofa behind her.
Aug 17, 2022
A new report shows that student parents from low-income backgrounds must work 50-plus hours a week at minimum wage in order to afford both tuition at a public college and childcare.

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November 23, 2022
Accessible and affordable childcare is a driver of college completion, Jhenai Chandler writes.
August 17, 2022
A new report shows that student parents from low-income backgrounds must work 50-plus hours a week at minimum wage in order to afford both tuition at a public college and childcare.
August 8, 2022
Emporia State will close its campus child care center next year. Parents are pushing back, highlighting the nationwide shortage of affordable options in higher education and beyond.
March 16, 2022
Public safety concerns are paramount for Temple University parents since a student was murdered near campus. Now some parents have hired private security firms to protect their children.
November 29, 2021
A new report outlines the efforts of four community colleges to better support single mothers trying to earn degrees.
October 1, 2021
To guard against COVID-19, many campuses are creating virtual, hybrid or outdoor programs for visiting families and alumni.
May 27, 2021
Student parents feel stressed and isolated, but most don’t know about campus mental health resources, according to a new report.
August 11, 2020
Faculty parents are once again being asked to perform a miracle: Get their students and their own kids through the semester in one piece. Does it have to be this way?
February 15, 2016
Muhlenberg College will require students to recruit mentors from a database of parents and alumni.
August 18, 2015
How should parents prepare children for college? In a new book, a former college president takes a look at programs and resources at five different institutions to find out what students need and what parents should do during the first year of college.

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