Policy Brief Makes Case for Expanded Child Care for Student Parents | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Single mothers who attend college full time spend an average of nine hours a day on care and housework. And on a weekly basis, single mothers spend an average of 15 hours in direct childcare activities.  That time commitment leaves less time for coursework and threatens their academic success, the Institute for Women's Policy Research finds in a policy brief it released today.