Women Employed recently led a day-long training session for advocacy organizations. WE staff and policy leaders shared expertise about the best ways to advocate effectively for low-income, adult students.
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CHICAGO – For many students, accessing the information and support services they need to complete a college degree while managing life’s other responsibilities can be challenging, and when students fall behind in their classes, getting ahead again can be insurmountable.
New brief highlights strategies community colleges can implement to improve student success.
CHICAGO – Low-income single mothers pursuing higher education overwhelmingly attend community colleges over traditional universities, but many community colleges often struggle to address the unique challenges these women face.
A new policy brief from Women Employed outlines effective interventions that community colleges can undertake to help student parents complete their academic programs and meet their goals.