Konrad is the Policy Analyst at Young Invincibles, responsible for writing policy reports and conducting statistical analyses. Raised in South Carolina, he grew up in a family of educators and environmental advocates who instilled in him a passion for political affairs. He completed his undergraduate work in Political Science and History at Furman University, and earned a masters degree in Government and Politics from the University of Maryland, College Park. In addition to his responsibilities at Young Invincibles, Konrad is a doctoral candidate in American politics and public policy at the University of Maryland. With longstanding interests in the presidency, polarization, and economic opportunity, his dissertation project examines how economic outcomes differ for race, gender, and class groups across partisan presidential administrations, and how policy enacted by these administrations impact these outcomes.
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October 20, 2015
As the economic challenges facing today’s students gain national political attention, it is critical to focus on a growing proportion of our student population – student parents. Indeed, the numbers may surprise you: approximately one quarter of today’s students have children , and fifty percent of these students are single parents. One major challenge facing young parents is access to childcare, with some estimates suggesting that we need 1 million more childcare spaces to meet the need of today’s student parents. Affordable on-campus childcare provides parents with a convenient service and...