Know the Facts

Parenting students face a variety of barriers to academic success, including lack of knowledge about and not fully honoring their Title IX rights, unwelcoming pedagogy and policy, and inadequate transparency regarding college and classroom guidelines. 
The good news is there are steps you can take as a faculty member to help increase single mother graduation rates and the likelihood of educational opportunities for their children!
Crowe, C. (2018, December 19). Posts of professors holding babies in class often go viral. Is that the reality of students with kids? The Chronicle of Higher Education. Retrieved from
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Learn pregnant and parenting student rights protected under Title IX.



Find out common barriers to pregnant and parenting student academic success.


Promising pedagogy

Recommendations from faculty regarding how to better support this student population.

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Syllabus Suggestions

Faculty tips & institutional examples of empowering parenting students through syllabi.

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