The Department of Education acts on the OECD survey results along with other recent changes in the adult education and workforce landscape in "Making Skills Everyone’s Business: A Call to Transform Adult Learning in the United States".
With the changing labor market and a more globalized economy, a far greater number of jobs require a postsecondary credential. However, many African-American young people are unprepared for the rigors of college.
State and local momentum in the earned sick days movement is driving progress at the national level. This was clearly illustrated on February 12 when Philadelphia became the 21st jurisdiction to pass an earned sick days law and the federal Healthy Families Act (HFA) was reintroduced in Congress by…
A CLASP report, written in collaboration with the Center for American Progress, highlights how the MIECHV program funding has played a central role in expanding home visiting services to vulnerable families.
President Obama’s FY 2016 budget proposal offers a bold vision for child care and early education in America, making a landmark, ongoing investment in a continuum of child care and early education services for children from birth through school entry.