CLASP issued this statement on the critical importance of including protections for young immigrants—and a path to citizenship—in any temporary federal funding bill.
This fact sheet states CLASP's priorities in connecting low-income students to good jobs and careers through the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act (HEA).
This fact sheet states CLASP's priorities in making college more affordable for low-income students in the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act (HEA).
As CLASP’s Suzanne Wikle explains, “If proponents of work requirements are serious about helping people find work, they would invest in skill training and workforce development programs rather than increasing red tape and making it harder for people to access health care.”
This fact sheet states why the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act (HEA) must address the needs of students of color.
When state budgets are tight, Pell Grants can indirectly give states more financial flexibility to support the success of innovative state and local ideas. Conversely, cuts to Pell, or the failure to maintain current provisions such as tying the value of it to inflation, can have lasting negative impacts on the success of state postsecondary initiatives. This brief is designed to show examples of these linkages that may not be initially clear to policymakers.
This article cites CLASP's press release about our opposition to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) decision to approve Kentucky’s Medicaid waiver, which imposes new barriers to health care for tens of thousands of Kentuckians and does not promote improved health access or any other objective of Medicaid.
In this op-ed, Elizabeth Lower-Basch describes the many ways that works requirements in Medicaid would harm low-income people.
With new Medicaid work requirements, workforce programs will be expected to provide services to more participants without additional funding.
CLASP statement on the approval of Kentucky's Medicaid waiver request.