President Obama has announced a significant policy shift that will help low-income students access college financial aid by making the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) simpler to complete.
The U.S. Department of Education released the much-anticipated College Scorecard, a data tool that allows prospective students and others to view and compare information about colleges and universities.
On August 31, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced a new opportunity for states to use existing data to determine Medicaid eligibility by allowing states to use income data from SNAP.
CLASP is excited to announce Advancing Strategies to Align Programs (ASAP), a new advocacy initiative to help state advocates working to increase enrollment in work support programs through program alignment and information sharing.
Liz Ben-Ishai published this article in Washington Monthly to describe the findings of a new report from CLASP and NELP examining the use of unemployment insurance by workers affected by volatile schedules.