Special Report April 14, 2017 College, With Kids As more students with young children enroll, colleges find ways to help them succeed. College, With Kids By Kelly Field As more students with young children enroll, colleges find ways to help them succeed. A ‘Microcollege’ for Student Moms By Kelly Field Bard College, known for its prisoner-education programs, has pioneered a liberal-arts degree geared toward young mothers. Students Can Be Parents, Too By Perry Threlfall Professors should make the effort to help nontraditional students, especially those with children. 7 Strategies to Improve Outcomes for Student Parents To begin with, make them feel welcome. Then provide the specialized care and services they need.