CLASP issued this statement breaking down the FY 2018 omnibus spending bill.
America’s College Promise Act fulfills the promise to make college more accessible and affordable for millions of low-income and non-traditional students and promote transfer pathways to bachelor’s degrees. CLASP is pleased the bill waives the cost of tuition and fees at community colleges and technical colleges, which means that students can use their financial aid for ever-increasing living costs.
In this op-ed, Marian Wright Edelman discusses CLASP's recent reports that document the many effects of immigration policy on children in immigrant families.
Youth Today summarizes our report on how immigration actions affect young children.
Kisha Bird is quoted in this Education Dive article about the importance of schools being connected to the workforce system.
This article focuses on CLASP's new reports on the effects of the Trump Administration's actions and rhetoric about immigration on young children in immigrant families. Hannah Matthews is quoted.
Statement from Olivia Golden on the failure of the U.S. Senate to pass any proposal that would address the crisis facing young immigrants.
“In non-expansion states the families we are talking about who would be subject to the work requirement are really the poorest families,” said Suzanne Wikle. “They are struggling to make ends meet on a daily basis.”