Research and Data

We know that there is a better way to approach child support policy to build strong families and communitiesĀ -- and that's why we're proud to share with you ourĀ updatedĀ Centering Child Well-Being in Child Support PolicyĀ toolkit.
BlogAugust 22, 2023
A collection of different photos featuring Christian Ortiz, his daughter, and his mother
Reflections on the experiences, challenges, and joys that shape the life of student father and Ascend PSP Parent Advisor Christian Ortiz.
Aspen Postsecondary Success for ParentsJune 16, 2023
Cover of the digital chartbook, "We Are Here Too: Who Are the 1 Million Fathers in College?". A student father in a graduation cap and gown is seated with his son and daughter, smiling.
Among the one in five postsecondary students who are parents, there are close to 1.1 million student fathers. This chartbook synthesizes the available research on student fathers to help inform the fieldā€™s efforts to support the success of all student parents.
Aspen Postsecondary Success for ParentsJune 16, 2023