Public Benefit Finder for California Students

/February 16, 2024 Public benefits can help make college affordable. We know college expenses can pile up fast, from tuition to rent and groceries. But, numerous public benefit programs, such as student financial aid, cash aid, and food assistance, can help students lighten the load. Use the Public Benefit Finder for California Students to identify […]

Statement from The Alliance on the GAINS for Student Parents Act

News /February 14, 2024 The California Alliance for Student Parent Success (The Alliance) applauds Assemblymember Marc Berman and his team for their commitment to addressing the unique barriers faced by student parents and their families through the introduction of the Greater Accessibility, Information, Notice, and Support (GAINS) for Student Parents Act (Assembly Bill 2458). With […]

We’re Still Missing Something: Shining a Light on Student Parents

The Landscape of Parenting Students: An Incomplete Picture of the Challenges Student Parents Face to Educational Success

Commentary /August 26, 2021 This second blog post examines the current landscape of student parents in higher education, the role student parents can play in increasing educational attainment in the state, and the barriers they face to success. This post also highlights current data collection on parenting students and how enhanced data collection could help […]