CLASP http://www.clasp.org/highlights/rss CLASP Highlights Feed Tue, 24 Jan 2012 05:00:00 +0000 AMPS en hourly 1 Closing a Hole in the Safety Net: Utah and Florida Make 18,000 Immigrant Children Eligible for Medicaid and CHIP http://www.clasp.org/highlights/closing-a-hole-in-the-safety-net-utah-and-florida-make-18000-immigrant-children-eligible-for-medicaid-and-chip Tue, 12 Apr 2016 16:17:41 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/highlights/closing-a-hole-in-the-safety-net-utah-and-florida-make-18000-immigrant-children-eligible-for-medicaid-and-chip César Chávez's Struggle to Bring Racial and Economic Justice Continues Today http://www.clasp.org/highlights/cesar-chavezs-struggle-to-bring-racial-and-economic-justice-continues-today Thu, 31 Mar 2016 10:38:42 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/highlights/cesar-chavezs-struggle-to-bring-racial-and-economic-justice-continues-today Pell Grant Freezes under House Budget Resolution http://www.clasp.org/highlights/pell-grant-freezes-under-house-budget-resolution Wed, 23 Mar 2016 17:10:19 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/highlights/pell-grant-freezes-under-house-budget-resolution CLASP Comments on SNAP Photo EBT Proposed Rules http://www.clasp.org/highlights/clasp-comments-on-snap-photo-ebt-proposed-rules Thu, 10 Mar 2016 15:19:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/highlights/clasp-comments-on-snap-photo-ebt-proposed-rules On International Women’s Day, U.S. Labor Policies Lag Behind Other Nations http://www.clasp.org/highlights/on-international-womens-day-u-s-labor-policies-lag-behind-other-nations Tue, 08 Mar 2016 10:20:30 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/highlights/on-international-womens-day-u-s-labor-policies-lag-behind-other-nations It’s Not 1996 Anymore; TANF Cash Assistance Doesn’t Go Far Enough http://www.clasp.org/highlights/its-not-1996-anymoretanf-cash-assistance-doesnt-go-far-enough Fri, 04 Mar 2016 15:47:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/highlights/its-not-1996-anymoretanf-cash-assistance-doesnt-go-far-enough Bridging the Gap Between Student Parents and Public Benefits http://www.clasp.org/highlights/bridging-the-gap-between-student-parents-and-public-benefits Fri, 04 Mar 2016 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/highlights/bridging-the-gap-between-student-parents-and-public-benefits Kansas Time Limit on SNAP: Are People Really Better Off? http://www.clasp.org/highlights/kansas-time-limit-on-snap-are-people-really-better-off Wed, 02 Mar 2016 17:10:35 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/highlights/kansas-time-limit-on-snap-are-people-really-better-off New Report Shows Significance of Summer Youth Employment http://www.clasp.org/highlights/new-report-shows-significance-of-summer-youth-employment Fri, 26 Feb 2016 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/highlights/new-report-shows-significance-of-summer-youth-employment SNAP Time Limits: Congress and States Should Commit to Supporting Individuals http://www.clasp.org/highlights/snap-time-limits-congress-and-states-should-commit-to-supporting-individuals Fri, 26 Feb 2016 11:17:03 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/highlights/snap-time-limits-congress-and-states-should-commit-to-supporting-individuals Advancing Financial Aid Reform through the Proposed SUCCESS Act http://www.clasp.org/highlights/advancing-financial-aid-reform-through-the-proposed-success-act Mon, 22 Feb 2016 17:06:02 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/highlights/advancing-financial-aid-reform-through-the-proposed-success-act Using Medicaid Data to Help Kids Eat at School http://www.clasp.org/highlights/using-medicaid-data-to-help-kids-eat-at-school Fri, 19 Feb 2016 11:02:26 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/highlights/using-medicaid-data-to-help-kids-eat-at-school Disparate Access: Head Start and CCDBG Data by Race and Ethnicity http://www.clasp.org/highlights/disparate-access Wed, 17 Feb 2016 10:36:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/highlights/disparate-access Aiding College Students through Effective Access to Emergency Aid and Food-Housing Insecurity Relief http://www.clasp.org/highlights/aiding-college-students-through-effective-access-to-emergency-aid-and-food-housing-insecurity-relief Fri, 12 Feb 2016 11:39:27 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/highlights/aiding-college-students-through-effective-access-to-emergency-aid-and-food-housing-insecurity-relief Obama Budget Calls for Strengthening TANF http://www.clasp.org/highlights/obama-budget-calls-for-strengthening-tanf Wed, 10 Feb 2016 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/highlights/obama-budget-calls-for-strengthening-tanf Don’t be Fooled: Paid Sick Time Laws Don’t Cost Jobs http://www.clasp.org/highlights/dont-be-fooled-paid-sick-time-laws-dont-cost-jobs Thu, 04 Feb 2016 17:22:22 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/highlights/dont-be-fooled-paid-sick-time-laws-dont-cost-jobs Evidence Mounts that Drug Testing for Public Assistance is Costly and Ineffective http://www.clasp.org/highlights/evidence-mounts-that-drug-testing-for-public-assistance-is-costly-and-ineffective Thu, 04 Feb 2016 15:38:11 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/highlights/evidence-mounts-that-drug-testing-for-public-assistance-is-costly-and-ineffective Giving Retail Workers the Gift of Standards for Job Schedules http://www.clasp.org/highlights/giving-retail-workers-the-gift-of-standards-for-job-schedules Wed, 03 Feb 2016 14:43:17 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/highlights/giving-retail-workers-the-gift-of-standards-for-job-schedules SNAP Provides More than Food Benefits http://www.clasp.org/highlights/snap-provides-more-than-food-benefits Mon, 01 Feb 2016 16:07:42 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/highlights/snap-provides-more-than-food-benefits GED Scoring Change Provides Opportunity for Career Pathway Alignment http://www.clasp.org/highlights/ged-scoring-change-provides-opportunity-for-career-pathway-alignment Mon, 01 Feb 2016 10:50:33 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/highlights/ged-scoring-change-provides-opportunity-for-career-pathway-alignment Serving Public Assistance Recipients and Other Disadvantaged Populations under WIOA http://www.clasp.org/highlights/serving-public-assistance-recipients-and-other-disadvantaged-populations-under-wioa Fri, 29 Jan 2016 14:09:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/highlights/serving-public-assistance-recipients-and-other-disadvantaged-populations-under-wioa Elizabeth Lower-Basch and David Socolow presented at the Employment and Training Administration’s Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) National Convening.  They discussed the requirement under WIOA to provide priority of service to public assistance recipients and other low-income workers, and best practices for doing so.

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Access to Paid Sick Days is Key to Equal Pay http://www.clasp.org/highlights/access-to-paid-sick-days-is-key-to-equal-pay Fri, 29 Jan 2016 11:53:17 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/highlights/access-to-paid-sick-days-is-key-to-equal-pay President Obama Outlines New Pell Proposals Aimed at Increasing College Completion http://www.clasp.org/highlights/president-obama-outlines-new-pell-proposals-aimed-at-increasing-college-completion Fri, 29 Jan 2016 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/highlights/president-obama-outlines-new-pell-proposals-aimed-at-increasing-college-completion Pathways to an Affordable Education Act: Supporting Low-Income Students’ College Success and Completion http://www.clasp.org/highlights/pathways-to-an-affordable-education-act-supporting-low-income-students-college-success-and-completion Wed, 20 Jan 2016 11:45:21 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/highlights/pathways-to-an-affordable-education-act-supporting-low-income-students-college-success-and-completion D.C. Council holds hearing on proposed paid family leave benefits, nation's most generous http://www.clasp.org/highlights/d-c-council-holds-hearing-on-proposed-paid-family-leave-benefits-nations-most-generous Fri, 15 Jan 2016 11:20:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/highlights/d-c-council-holds-hearing-on-proposed-paid-family-leave-benefits-nations-most-generous On January 14, Washington, D.C. lawmakers held a hearing about the potential economic impact of a bill guaranteeing paid family leave. CLASP's Jodie Levin-Epstein commented on the importance of paid leave to hourly-wage workers in an ABC 7 interview.

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