This Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Asha Banerjee discusses the AAPI community's immense achievements in the face of the coronavirus pandemic and the systemic racism and hardship AAPI workers and families regularly face.
The Department of Education Office of Civil Rights (OCR) recently made an important contribution to the broader discussion of educational equity by releasing long-unavailable district- and state-level data highlighting racial and ethnic disparities in access to quality education and the treatment of students.
In a recent publication, Ensuring Full Credit Under TANF’s Work Participation Rate, CLASP highlights the opportunities that states have to count individuals participating in education and training toward the TANF work rate.
The federal Administration for Children and Families at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has launched Birth to 5: Watch Me Thrive!, an initiative to provide pediatricians and community-based service providers with the tools and information they need to promote developmental and behavioral screening for all children.
Today, CLASP released a new brief that explores the relationship between job scheduling and child care. Scrambling for Stability: The Challenges of Job Schedule Volatility and Child Care lays out the difficulties many low-income parents face as they navigate the mazes of volatile job schedules and child care simultaneously.
Today, the Department of Education Office of Civil Rights released new data on the condition of our nation’s schools with regard to racial and ethnic disparities in access to quality education and fair treatment of students.