As the result of bi-partisan negotiations, Congress arrived this week at a $1.1 trillion federal omnibus budget agreement that sets spending levels for each federal program. This post summarizes how the budget affects postsecondary education.
This paper provides strategies promote healthy development and mitigate the impact of trauma on vulnerable youth.
This paper discusses policy solutions to low high school completion rates for boys and young men of color.
In this article, Kisha Bird is quoted about young people falling behind because they lack work experience and don't have basic credentials.
Literacy, Numeracy, and Problem Solving in Technology-Rich Environments Among U.S. Adults: First Lookexamines basic skills by demographic and other socioeconomic factors, including race, educational attainment, foreign status, and age.
"Being labeled ‘at risk' is like being voted least likely to succeed. For where there is no faith in your future success, there is no real effort to prepare you for it," says Carol Brunson Day, one of the many experts to contribute commentary to the National Black Child Development Institute's (NBCDI) latest publication, Being Black Is Not a Risk Factor: A Strengths-Based Look at the State of the Black Child.
Unfortunately, most low-income African American and Hispanic children cannot access the kinds of transformative educational opportunities necessary to put them on a path to college and, eventually, out of poverty and into the middle class. Nationally, onl
In Feel the Heat: the Unrelenting Challenge of Young Black Male Unemployment, CLASP proposes several strategies to help turn the tide for the thousands of young black men who are under- and unemployed. The report also analyzes employment trends and suggests two critical influences that are central contributors to black male unemployment: low education attainment and over-representation in the criminal justice system.
On October 1, 2013, Affordable Care Act health insurance markets opened, beginning the enrollment period.