Still Hungry and Homeless in College

Discusses the results of the largest national survey assessing the basic needs security of university students. 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.

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