Posts tagged: Institute for Women’s Policy Research - Diverse


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How Workforce Credentials Can Become More Accessible After COVID-19

by | May 20, 2020 U.S. employers cut 20.5 million jobs in April, according to a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics r Read more

Advocates Push for COVID-19 Benefits for Working College Students

by Pearl Stewart | May 7, 2020
Duquesne University graduate student Terrell Nelson works part-time as a leasing agent at an ap [...] Read more

Student Parents Face Severe Housing and Food Insecurity, a New Report Finds

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Student parents face severe housing and food insecurity, according to a new report from the Hop [...] Read more

Booker Proposes Bill to Support Student Parents at Community Colleges and Minority Serving Institutions

by | November 21, 2019
New legislation - introduced by U.S. Sen. Cory Booker on Wednesday - could improve student life [...] Read more

Report: Head Start-College Partnerships Improve Success for Student Parents

by Lois Elfman | October 31, 2019
Head Start services and on-campus childcare centers can help student parents earn their degrees [...] Read more

Achieving the Dream Convene Stakeholders to Discuss Student Parent Report

by | September 12, 2019
Achieving the Dream, an education based non-profit, hosted a briefing on Capitol Hill alongside [...] Read more

Policy Research: College Promise Programs Are Excluding Student Parents

by Pearl Stewart | June 27, 2019
Twenty percent of college students in the United States are raising children, yet the much-tout [...] Read more

Gender Pay Gap Wide Among Graduates of Elite Schools

| August 16, 2018
The gender wage gap is real – even when looking at pay differences between men and women who [...] Read more

Single Moms with College Degrees Less Likely to Experience Poverty

by | August 1, 2018
A new report from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) this week adds to the inst [...] Read more

Campus Child Care Critical in Raising Single Mothers’ Graduation Rates

by Pearl Stewart | June 6, 2018
Access to campus child care is a key factor in determining if single mothers in college will gr [...] Read more

Single Moms in College Face Major Challenges

by Pearl Stewart | May 10, 2018
A briefing paper released this week by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research found that s [...] Read more

Bill Cosby Isn’t a Victim

by | April 29, 2018
What I did not expect was that we would come to the close of Sexual Assault Awareness and Preve [...] Read more

Financially Independent Students: The “New Majority” in College

by | February 20, 2018
A new majority of college students are more independent than students in previous years, accord [...] Read more

Report: Higher Ed Must Factor In Growing Single Mother Student Population

by Catherine Morris | September 19, 2017
Even as more single mothers than ever are attending college, services for student parents have [...] Read more