In 2017, CLASP interviewed early care and education providers, community-based social service providers, and immigrant parents in six states. This report shares our observations, analysis, and recommendations.
Workplace conditions and employer policies are taking an incredible toll on Black maternal health. Increasing access to health care and paid family and medical leave will have a huge benefit for Black mothers and their children.
Anna Cielinski was quoted about her recent fact sheet on state WIOA plans.
Amy Ellen Duke-Benfield is quoted about the number of college students who have children and/or work while in school. This article also appeared in other Louisiana media outlets.
CLASP submitted comments to CMS on Mississippi's section 1115 demonstration waiver amendment application.
CLASP submitted comments to CMS on Wisconsin's proposal to extend their section 1115 demonstration waiver.
The U.S. government is responding to the Central American refugee crisis with family detention and other harmful strategies. This fact sheet dives into why this approach is misguided and how it risks children’s safety and wellbeing.
The Chairman of the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee requested comments in response to a white paper on accountability in the Higher Education Act (HEA). In our comments, CLASP focuses on the need to retain current accountability systems and carefully consider any new risk-sharing proposals, which may have negative incentives that harm low-income students and the institution’s that serve them.