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Helping Students Who Are Parents: The New State Budget Gives Some Non-Traditional Students More Aid—but It’s Nowhere Near Enough

Like most college students, Bianca Rojas has a lot to balance—classes, papers, exams, research and so on. Unlike most of her peers, the 25-year-old California State University, Long Beach, sociology major also has two extracurricular obligations: Jasper and Adeline, her toddlers. Each semester, she said, she carefully budgets her financial aid, calculating the credits she […]