CLASP http://www.clasp.org/issues/postsecondary/highlights/rss CLASP Highlights Feed Tue, 24 Jan 2012 05:00:00 +0000 AMPS en hourly 1 A Commonsense Change for Low-Income Students: Excluding Pell as Taxable Income http://www.clasp.org/issues/postsecondary/highlights/a-commonsense-change-for-low-income-students-excluding-pell-as-taxable-income Mon, 18 Jul 2016 14:57:03 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/postsecondary/highlights/a-commonsense-change-for-low-income-students-excluding-pell-as-taxable-income Benefits Access for College Completion: Lessons Learned from a Community College Initiative to Help Low-Income Students http://www.clasp.org/issues/postsecondary/highlights/benefits-access-for-college-completion-lessons-learned-from-a-community-college-initiative-to-help-low-income-students Mon, 11 Jul 2016 16:49:34 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/postsecondary/highlights/benefits-access-for-college-completion-lessons-learned-from-a-community-college-initiative-to-help-low-income-students CLASP Comments on "The Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act” http://www.clasp.org/issues/postsecondary/highlights/clasp-comments-on-the-strengthening-career-and-technical-education-for-the-21st-century-act Wed, 06 Jul 2016 09:41:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/postsecondary/highlights/clasp-comments-on-the-strengthening-career-and-technical-education-for-the-21st-century-act Final Regulations for Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Released http://www.clasp.org/issues/postsecondary/highlights/final-regulations-for-workforce-innovation-and-opportunity-act-released Thu, 30 Jun 2016 13:34:53 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/postsecondary/highlights/final-regulations-for-workforce-innovation-and-opportunity-act-released Second Chance Pell Experimental Sites Selected http://www.clasp.org/issues/postsecondary/highlights/second-chance-pell-experimental-sites-selected Mon, 27 Jun 2016 16:51:56 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/postsecondary/highlights/second-chance-pell-experimental-sites-selected CLASP Provides Model Comments on SNAP E&T Reporting Measures http://www.clasp.org/issues/postsecondary/highlights/clasp-provides-model-comments-on-snap-et-reporting-measures Mon, 23 May 2016 10:16:02 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/postsecondary/highlights/clasp-provides-model-comments-on-snap-et-reporting-measures Leveraging Workforce Training Funds to Promote Job Quality http://www.clasp.org/issues/postsecondary/highlights/leveraging-workforce-training-funds-to-promote-job-quality Tue, 10 May 2016 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/postsecondary/highlights/leveraging-workforce-training-funds-to-promote-job-quality Career Pathways: A Step Forward and a Potential Step Back http://www.clasp.org/issues/postsecondary/highlights/career-pathways-a-step-forward-and-a-potential-step-back Mon, 09 May 2016 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/postsecondary/highlights/career-pathways-a-step-forward-and-a-potential-step-back Outcomes-Based Funding in Higher Education: Unintended Negative Impacts on Low-Income and Underprepared Students http://www.clasp.org/issues/postsecondary/highlights/outcomes-based-funding-in-higher-education-unintended-negative-impacts-on-low-income-and-underprepared-students Fri, 22 Apr 2016 14:52:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/postsecondary/highlights/outcomes-based-funding-in-higher-education-unintended-negative-impacts-on-low-income-and-underprepared-students U.S. Department of Education to Address Indebtedness of Student Loan Borrowers with Disabilities http://www.clasp.org/issues/postsecondary/highlights/u-s-department-of-education-to-address-indebtedness-of-student-loan-borrowers-with-disabilities Tue, 12 Apr 2016 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/postsecondary/highlights/u-s-department-of-education-to-address-indebtedness-of-student-loan-borrowers-with-disabilities 2017-18 FAFSA Proposes Significant Change for Low-Income Students http://www.clasp.org/issues/postsecondary/highlights/2017-18-fafsa-proposes-significant-change-for-low-income-students Tue, 29 Mar 2016 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/postsecondary/highlights/2017-18-fafsa-proposes-significant-change-for-low-income-students Pell Grant Freezes under House Budget Resolution http://www.clasp.org/issues/postsecondary/highlights/pell-grant-freezes-under-house-budget-resolution Wed, 23 Mar 2016 17:09:12 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/postsecondary/highlights/pell-grant-freezes-under-house-budget-resolution Advancing Financial Aid Reform through the Proposed SUCCESS Act http://www.clasp.org/issues/postsecondary/highlights/advancing-financial-aid-reform-through-the-proposed-success-act Mon, 22 Feb 2016 17:12:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/postsecondary/highlights/advancing-financial-aid-reform-through-the-proposed-success-act Alliance States Continue Quality Career Pathway System Building http://www.clasp.org/issues/postsecondary/highlights/alliance-states-continue-quality-career-pathway-system-building Tue, 09 Feb 2016 14:38:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/postsecondary/highlights/alliance-states-continue-quality-career-pathway-system-building GED Scoring Change Provides Opportunity for Career Pathway Alignment http://www.clasp.org/issues/postsecondary/highlights/ged-scoring-change-provides-opportunity-for-career-pathway-alignment Mon, 01 Feb 2016 10:51:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/postsecondary/highlights/ged-scoring-change-provides-opportunity-for-career-pathway-alignment Questions to Consider When Reviewing Draft WIOA State Plans http://www.clasp.org/issues/postsecondary/highlights/questions-to-consider-when-reviewing-draft-wioa-state-plans Wed, 20 Jan 2016 16:57:56 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/postsecondary/highlights/questions-to-consider-when-reviewing-draft-wioa-state-plans Pathways to an Affordable Education Act: Supporting Low-Income Students’ College Success and Completion http://www.clasp.org/issues/postsecondary/highlights/pathways-to-an-affordable-education-act-supporting-low-income-students-college-success-and-completion Wed, 20 Jan 2016 11:45:55 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/postsecondary/highlights/pathways-to-an-affordable-education-act-supporting-low-income-students-college-success-and-completion New Requirement: WIOA State Plans Must Describe How to Prioritize Services for High-Need Adults http://www.clasp.org/issues/postsecondary/highlights/new-requirement-wioa-state-plans-must-describe-how-to-prioritize-services-for-high-need-adults Tue, 05 Jan 2016 16:18:35 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/postsecondary/highlights/new-requirement-wioa-state-plans-must-describe-how-to-prioritize-services-for-high-need-adults President Obama Signs into Law an Omnibus Spending Bill http://www.clasp.org/issues/postsecondary/highlights/president-obama-signs-into-law-an-omnibus-spending-bill Thu, 17 Dec 2015 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/postsecondary/highlights/president-obama-signs-into-law-an-omnibus-spending-bill Bolstering Non-Traditional Student Success: A Comprehensive Student Aid System Using Financial Aid, Public Benefits, and Refundable Tax Credits http://www.clasp.org/issues/postsecondary/highlights/bolstering-non-traditional-student-success-a-comprehensive-student-aid-system-using-financial-aid-public-benefits-and-refundable-tax-credits Tue, 15 Dec 2015 14:15:23 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/postsecondary/highlights/bolstering-non-traditional-student-success-a-comprehensive-student-aid-system-using-financial-aid-public-benefits-and-refundable-tax-credits In the Spotlight: CLASP’s Career Pathway Framework Highlighted in New Brief http://www.clasp.org/issues/postsecondary/highlights/in-the-spotlight-clasps-career-pathway-framework-highlighted-in-new-brief Fri, 06 Nov 2015 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/postsecondary/highlights/in-the-spotlight-clasps-career-pathway-framework-highlighted-in-new-brief A new brief highlights major national and regional career pathways initiatives. CLASP’s Alliance for Quality Career Pathways framework, designed for community colleges and their partners, is among the frameworks highlighted. 

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Department of Education Clarifies Financial Aid Provision that Helps Low-Income Students http://www.clasp.org/issues/postsecondary/highlights/department-of-education-clarifies-financial-aid-provision-that-helps-low-income-students Mon, 02 Nov 2015 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/postsecondary/highlights/department-of-education-clarifies-financial-aid-provision-that-helps-low-income-students On October 22, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) responded to concerns and recommendations from institutions and advocates, including CLASP, about implementing the Ability to Benefit (ATB) provision.

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CLASP Highlights Career Pathways in New Book on Workforce, Education Strategies http://www.clasp.org/issues/postsecondary/highlights/clasp-highlights-career-pathways-in-new-book-on-workforce-education-strategies Wed, 14 Oct 2015 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/postsecondary/highlights/clasp-highlights-career-pathways-in-new-book-on-workforce-education-strategies A new book from the Federal Reserve Banks of Atlanta and Kansas City and Rutgers University’s John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development examines the state of today’s labor market and strategies to improve workforce development and education.

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NCES Releases New Data on Today’s Nontraditional Students http://www.clasp.org/issues/postsecondary/highlights/nces-releases-new-data-on-todays-nontraditional-students Fri, 09 Oct 2015 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/postsecondary/highlights/nces-releases-new-data-on-todays-nontraditional-students NCES released a report with descriptive statistics about nontraditional undergraduate students.

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Using Post-College Labor Market Outcomes: Policy Challenges and Choices http://www.clasp.org/issues/postsecondary/highlights/using-post-college-labor-market-outcomes-policy-challenges-and-choices Tue, 06 Oct 2015 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/postsecondary/highlights/using-post-college-labor-market-outcomes-policy-challenges-and-choices This paper presents five recommendations that policymakers should follow before they consider using earnings for high-stakes accountability purposes.

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