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Almost one-quarter of the U.S. college students are also parents. Many student parents are single parents, grew up in households with limited financials resources, or are the first in their families to attend college. Stable, quality, affordable housing is a critical foundation for student parents to be successful but there are limited housing options for this student subgroup. Supporting high-quality early learning opportunities for children of student parents is also a priority based on evidence from two-generation approaches to breaking the cycle of poverty.
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Toth, Isabel; Lewis, Traci; Liston, Denise; Hood, Nancy; French, Sarah; and Tucker, DaVita, "Columbus Scholar House: Innovative Housing for Student Parents" (2016). Learning Showcase 2016: A Celebration of Discovery, Transformation and Success. 20.