In today's economy, postsecondary credentials are essential to securing good jobs that pay a family-sustaining wage. But with college costs rising rapidly, it can be difficult for low-income people to access higher education.
Immigrant children experience more negative outcomes than native-born children, but recent studies have shown how increasing access to early childhood programs and providing meaningful family engagement opportunities can decrease the achievement gap.
A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reveals that workers without paid sick days are at high risk of spreading illness. Infected food workers can expose many customers and coworkers to illnesses such as Norovirus.
CLASP was featured in "New Volume on Sector Strategies" by the Aspen Institute. CLASP experts contributed a chapter to the volume, which focuses on the role of community colleges in the sector strategies and career pathways movement.
Despite opportunities for advancing school readiness and child well-being, children of immigrants are less likely than children of U.S.-born citizens to access early education programs. An Urban Institute report confirms that states and local communities can improve access to preschool by using intentional outreach and enrollment strategies…