Understanding Student and Family Needs During the Pandemic. See more state education and legislative news here

| April 13, 2021

By Roxanne Dewyer-Murphy, Director Of Statewide Initiatives And The Arizona College Access Network • Helios Education Foundation

Earlier this academic year, College Success Arizona (CSA), in partnership with Arizona GEAR UP, embarked on a survey together to better understand parent perceptions regarding student support for college preparation during the pandemic, what information parents need for their student’s college preparation and how the pandemic has affected the student’s college choice and family’s financial situation.  The results, sadly, were not all that surprising to college access professionals: the COVID-19 pandemic is growing gaps in postsecondary access for low-income and first-generation college within our own state of Arizona.

CSA hosted a webinar (https://collegesuccessarizona.org/2020/08/20/our-parent-survey-shows-educational-gaps-are-widening-as-a-result-of-the-pandemic/)  that explored the survey’s findings.

The findings of most interest included some of the below:

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