CLASP http://www.clasp.org/news-room/clips/rss CLASP News Clips Feed Tue, 24 Jan 2012 05:00:00 +0000 AMPS en hourly 1 Pennsylvania denies 75 percent of welfare applications http://www.clasp.org/news-room/clips/pennsylvania-denies-75-percent-of-welfare-applications Tue, 22 Apr 2014 12:04:09 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/news-room/clips/pennsylvania-denies-75-percent-of-welfare-applications Covering Former Foster Youths http://www.clasp.org/news-room/clips/politico-covering-former-foster-youths Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:02:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/news-room/clips/politico-covering-former-foster-youths Department of Labor hosting income equality forum http://www.clasp.org/news-room/clips/department-of-labor-hosting-income-equality-forum Wed, 09 Apr 2014 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/news-room/clips/department-of-labor-hosting-income-equality-forum Another Round of Food Stamp Cuts in States http://www.clasp.org/news-room/clips/another-round-of-food-stamp-cuts-in-states Wed, 26 Mar 2014 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/news-room/clips/another-round-of-food-stamp-cuts-in-states Can the U.S. House of Representatives Pass a Bipartisan Child-Care Bill? http://www.clasp.org/news-room/clips/can-the-u-s-house-of-representatives-pass-a-bipartisan-child-care-bill Tue, 25 Mar 2014 15:02:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/news-room/clips/can-the-u-s-house-of-representatives-pass-a-bipartisan-child-care-bill The Leonard Lopate Show: Poverty and the Social Safety Net http://www.clasp.org/news-room/clips/the-leonard-lopate-show-poverty-and-the-social-safety-net Mon, 24 Mar 2014 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/news-room/clips/the-leonard-lopate-show-poverty-and-the-social-safety-net Pre-K's Wave of the Future http://www.clasp.org/news-room/clips/pre-ks-wave-of-the-future Wed, 19 Mar 2014 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/news-room/clips/pre-ks-wave-of-the-future The Tyranny of the On-Call Schedule: Hourly Injustice in Retail Labor http://www.clasp.org/news-room/clips/the-tyranny-of-the-on-call-schedule-hourly-injustice-in-retail-labor Wed, 19 Mar 2014 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/news-room/clips/the-tyranny-of-the-on-call-schedule-hourly-injustice-in-retail-labor U.S. Senate Approves Bipartisan Child-Care Grant Bill http://www.clasp.org/news-room/clips/u-s-senate-approves-bipartisan-child-care-grant-bill Thu, 13 Mar 2014 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/news-room/clips/u-s-senate-approves-bipartisan-child-care-grant-bill Low-Wage Workers’ Advocates Recommend Policies That Curb Erratic Work Schedules http://www.clasp.org/news-room/clips/low-wage-workers-advocates-recommend-policies-that-curb-erratic-work-schedules Thu, 13 Mar 2014 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/news-room/clips/low-wage-workers-advocates-recommend-policies-that-curb-erratic-work-schedules Liz Ben-Ishai, a policy analyst at CLASP, told Bloomberg BNA March 11 that although employees have faced such scheduling challenges for some time, ‘‘[w]ith the recovery from the recession, we’re seeing more low-quality jobs that have workers facing these kinds of issues.’’

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Should employees get guaranteed minimum work hours? http://www.clasp.org/news-room/clips/should-employees-get-guaranteed-minimum-work-hours Mon, 10 Mar 2014 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/news-room/clips/should-employees-get-guaranteed-minimum-work-hours Higher-income students get more public money for their education http://www.clasp.org/news-room/clips/higher-income-students-get-more-public-money-for-their-education Sat, 08 Mar 2014 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/news-room/clips/higher-income-students-get-more-public-money-for-their-education The Massive Policy Failure That Paul Ryan Wants To Emulate http://www.clasp.org/news-room/clips/the-massive-policy-failure-that-paul-ryan-wants-to-emulate Wed, 05 Mar 2014 16:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/news-room/clips/the-massive-policy-failure-that-paul-ryan-wants-to-emulate The Diane Rehm Show: The Political Divide Over How Best To Reduce Poverty http://www.clasp.org/news-room/clips/the-diane-rehm-show-the-political-divide-over-how-best-to-reduce-poverty Wed, 05 Mar 2014 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/news-room/clips/the-diane-rehm-show-the-political-divide-over-how-best-to-reduce-poverty Isaiah J. Poole: Paul Ryan Misses Top Reason We Haven't 'Won' The War On Poverty http://www.clasp.org/news-room/clips/isaiah-j-poole-paul-ryan-misses-top-reason-we-havent-won-the-war-on-poverty Thu, 06 Mar 2014 09:18:40 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/news-room/clips/isaiah-j-poole-paul-ryan-misses-top-reason-we-havent-won-the-war-on-poverty Letter: Here's what Head Start can do for kids http://www.clasp.org/news-room/clips/letter-heres-what-head-start-can-do-for-kids Tue, 04 Mar 2014 11:13:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/news-room/clips/letter-heres-what-head-start-can-do-for-kids The Diane Rehm Show: Readers' Review: "Salvage The Bones" By Jesmyn Ward http://www.clasp.org/news-room/clips/the-diane-rehm-show-readers-review-salvage-the-bones-by-jesmyn-ward Thu, 27 Feb 2014 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/news-room/clips/the-diane-rehm-show-readers-review-salvage-the-bones-by-jesmyn-ward Help for Families Who Can't Afford Childcare Hits Decade Low http://www.clasp.org/news-room/clips/help-for-families-who-cant-afford-childcare-hits-decade-low Tue, 25 Feb 2014 17:01:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/news-room/clips/help-for-families-who-cant-afford-childcare-hits-decade-low A Living Wage is an Equal Voice http://www.clasp.org/news-room/clips/a-living-wage-is-an-equal-voice Tue, 25 Feb 2014 18:15:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/news-room/clips/a-living-wage-is-an-equal-voice NEA Pres Slams 'Stupid' Tests - Can Colleges Be Rated Like Cookies? - NGA Tackles Education - Indiana's Standards Rewrite http://www.clasp.org/news-room/clips/nea-pres-slams-stupid-tests-can-colleges-be-rated-like-cookies-nga-tackles-education-indianas-standards-rewrite Mon, 24 Feb 2014 16:15:50 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/news-room/clips/nea-pres-slams-stupid-tests-can-colleges-be-rated-like-cookies-nga-tackles-education-indianas-standards-rewrite The Family Leave Law is Failing Family Caregivers http://www.clasp.org/news-room/clips/the-family-leave-law-is-failing-family-caregivers Wed, 05 Feb 2014 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/news-room/clips/the-family-leave-law-is-failing-family-caregivers FMLA at Twenty-One: Let's Blow Out the Candles and Get to Work http://www.clasp.org/news-room/clips/fmla-at-twenty-one-lets-blow-out-the-candles-and-get-to-work Thu, 06 Feb 2014 09:15:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/news-room/clips/fmla-at-twenty-one-lets-blow-out-the-candles-and-get-to-work Minnesota Legislators Challenge State Welfare Drug Tests http://www.clasp.org/news-room/clips/minnesota-legislators-challenge-state-welfare-drug-tests Thu, 30 Jan 2014 23:37:12 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/news-room/clips/minnesota-legislators-challenge-state-welfare-drug-tests Uneven Gains for States After 50 Years of the War on Poverty http://www.clasp.org/news-room/clips/uneven-gains-for-states-after-50-years-of-the-war-on-poverty Thu, 30 Jan 2014 23:30:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/news-room/clips/uneven-gains-for-states-after-50-years-of-the-war-on-poverty Clock is ticking For States to Seek Federal Work Sharing Aid http://www.clasp.org/news-room/clips/clock-is-ticking-for-states-to-seek-federal-work-sharing-aid Mon, 27 Jan 2014 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/news-room/clips/clock-is-ticking-for-states-to-seek-federal-work-sharing-aid