Today, the U.S. Department of Education released a draft framework for President Obama’s proposed college ratings system. We are pleased to see some of our recommendations addressed in the draft framework.
The 25-year update to the National Child Care Staffing Study, Worthy Work STILL Unlivable Wages, shows that little has changed since 1989; child care staff continues to make poor wages and turnover remains high.
On November 20, 2014, President Obama announced his executive action plan to defer deportation and authorize work for 3 years for up to 5 million undocumented immigrants who have been long-term residents and have strong family ties in the United States.
After moving through the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives with strong, bipartisan support, the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) Act of 2014 became law today, signed by the President.
For youth who have been incarcerated, returning to the community is a difficult process. Youth must adjust to being back at home with family and friends while attempting to re-enter school or find employment. Unfortunately, many young people encounter major roadblocks along the way, such…