momgradbabygirlHigher education is often a ticket out of poverty, even for single mothers who face extra challenges in obtaining a degree.

SHEILASheila KatzAfter tracking the progress and results of the women in her study, SSU Sociology professor and researcher Sheila Katz cam away highly impressed with their determination and ability to persevere.

One of the biggest obstacles facing re-entry students is paying for their studies. Katz observes this is especially true for the single mothers she worked with,

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