A new study from the Wisconsin Hope Lab, Still Hungry and Homeless in College, was released today. Key findings include:
The data show that basic needs insecurities disproportionately affect marginalized students and are associated with long work hours and higher risk of unemployment. However, the level of academic effort – in and outside the classroom—is the same regardless of whether or not students are dealing with food and housing insecurity. It is therefore critically important to match their commitments with supports to ensure degree completion.
~From the study~
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