2Gen Educational Approaches: Big Ideas for Action in Postsecondary Education

Ascend believes postsecondary education is a key component of two-generation (2Gen) approaches, complemented by access to economic supports, social capital, and health and well-being. This brief outlines four Big Ideas (shaped by 2Gen approaches) that leaders in postsecondary education can take to ensure their student parents are on a path to successful college completion.