A new study from Measure of America, “Zeroing In on Place and Race: Youth Disconnection in America’s Cities,” confirms that youth disconnection is a nationwide problem requiring federal, state, and local action
As part of WIOA implementation, the U.S. Departments of Education (ED) and Labor (DOL), together with three other federal agencies, released a formal Information Collection Request that contains proposed required elements of states plans.
Alabama and Texas joined the list of state that have modified or repealed bans denying individuals previously convicted of drug-related felonies access to both cash assistance under TANF and nutrition assistance under SNAP.
Seven members of Congress joined workers and an employer at an event marking reintroduction of the Schedules that Work Act, federal legislation to provide vital protections for employees burdened with unpredictable, inflexible work schedules. If passed, it would provide stability for low-income workers and improve…
The Senate voted on Senator Bob Casey’s (D-PA) Strong Start for America’s Children Amendment, which would have created a five-year innovative federal-state partnership to expand and improve early learning opportunities for children.
Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Cory Booker (D-NJ), along with House Education and Workforce Ranking Member Bobby Scott (D-VA), introduced the America’s College Promise Act of 2015 to make higher education more accessible and affordable for students.