Federal and state lawmakers are seeking policy solutions to address the child care crisis that has been exacerbated by the pandemic. Consistent health coverage plays an important role in helping to stabilize the child care workforce.
Rear view of unrecognizable children of different ages holding hands while coming in to migrant camp
While the passage of the Keep Kids Fed Act of 2022 is a strong step forward by temporarily eliminating resource inequities, policymakers should reassess how to target these funds to meet the nutritional needs of children in early education settings.
New expansions for the Earned Income Tax Credit did not include most college students. CLASP recently spoke with young people who made clear it’s time for state and federal policymakers to lift these barriers to their success.