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Two-Generations Together

Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership grants are even more exciting in the context of two generation work because of how they can increase the supports available for parents pursuing their education in settings where campus child care has been undermined by the recession. Research and experience tell us that when low-income mothers raise their educational levels, their children's outcomes also rise. But data show that of students with children who enroll in two-year colleges, only 3.5 percent complete a BA within six years - and more than half drop out without a degree.

Read our full blog post on the subject for Ascend at the Aspen Institute.

Want to learn more? We're also hosting a webinar with the Institute for Women's Policy Research, the National Coalition for Campus Children’s Centers, and the Higher Education Alliance of Advocates for Students with Children and leaders from established partnerships between Early Head Start programs and campus child care on June 20th at 1:00 PM ET.