CLASP sent this letter to congressional members recommending actions to address the needs of workers in low-wage jobs, those already unemployed and struggling to find work, and those who live in poverty during the economic-fall-out of the COVID-19 pandemic.
CLASP submitted this statement for the record outlining the necessity of addressing equity and expanding access for nontraditional apprenticeship populations in any forthcoming reauthorization of the National Apprenticeship Act.
CLASP's comments emphasize ESSA provisions that support efforts to prevent students from dropping out of high school and reengage out-of-school youth, as well as promote alignment with the bi-partisan Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.
CLASP submitted these comments to the U.S. Departments of Education (ED) and Labor (DOL) on the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Joint ED/DOL Proposed Regulations regarding state planning, performance accountability, and the one-stop system.