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In the fall of 2020, Marcella Mares made headlines by standing up to a professor who refused to let her breastfeed her baby in a virtual class. Marcella is in her 3rd year of studying for her AA in Criminal Justice at Fresno City College. Her...

The Pregnant Scholar is always looking for examples of what works in supporting pregnant and parenting students. Our users can submit examples of promising university policies or practices for inclusion in our directory and/or blog. [button size="medium" icon="" target="_self" text="Share Your Policy" link="https://thepregnantscholar.org/contactus/share-best-practice-example/"] One of the first university systems...

[caption id="attachment_17770" align="alignright" width="258"] Photo courtesy of Public Justice[/caption] The Pregnant Scholar team is proud to feature this conversation with Kamaria Downs as part of our Pregnant Scholar Profiles. When Kamaria was a senior at Claflin University, the University evicted her from student housing because she was pregnant—a...

With the start of a new school year, the Pregnant Scholar team is happy to launch this first in a series of Pregnant Scholar Profiles! Every month we'll share insight from a student parent who stayed on the path to achieving their educational goals. Click...

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Established by Congress in the peak years of the women’s rights movement, Title IX promised to overturn years of bias by banning sex discrimination