Fact Sheet College Access and Success Policies: Student-Parent Families at the Center
Autumn R. Green, Kristi Johns, Theresa Anderson
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This fact sheet supports the Student-Parent Families at the Center Framework, available on the Student-Parent Families at the Center webpage. It describes a system or support that postsecondary students with children must navigate when pursuing their education goals. This fact sheet provides an overview of the system, program, or issue; details how student parents fit in; and offers considerations for supporting parents to achieve their education goals.

Research Areas Education Families Social safety net Workforce Economic mobility and inequality Children and youth
Tags Assistance for women and children Beyond high school: education and training Community colleges Economic well-being Families with low incomes Higher education Inequality and mobility Inequities in educational achievement Mobility Parenting Postsecondary education and training Schooling Women and girls Work-family balance Workforce development Youth employment and training Student parents Building America’s Workforce
Policy Centers Income and Benefits Policy Center