This fact sheet provides answers to frequently asked questions about state worksharing programs.
CLASP provided written testimony about the struggles of nontraditional students to access federal financial aid.
CLASP has long argued that low-income adults and youth require targeted assistance to ensure that all have the opportunity to share in our nation’s recovery, and we are pleased that the American Jobs Act includes many of the provisions for which we have advocated. In particular, the $5 billion Pathways Back to Work Fund includes three elements that would create work and learning opportunities for thousands of disadvantaged individuals across the country.
Recommendations on how to improve student financial aid offer forms, as outlined in the July 29, 2011 Federal Register (FR Docket ID: ED-2011-OPE- 0009) under ―Public Meeting on Recommendations for Improvement of Student Financial Aid Offer Forms, Development of Model Financial Aid Forms.