Federal Financial Aid

Federal Financial Aid

Nov 30, 2016 | Report/Brief | Lauren Walizer

The third paper in our "Building Skills, remodeling the HEA" series takes a look at how data practices can be improved to promote success in workforce training initiatives.

CLASP's second paper in our "Building Skills, Remodeling the HEA" series recommends policy changes to address the lack of dedicated funding for education and training in noncredit workforce training programs.

May 16, 2016 | Report/Brief | Lauren Walizer

Reforms can improve students' ability to access quality trianing programs when they have limited assets. For instance, future federal funding for postsecondary institutions to design and deliver workforce development training should be conditioned on a requirement that institutions and/or states adopt rigorous credit for prior learning (CPL) policies, to articulate a student’s previous work for credit, and build bridges between new noncredit work and for-credit coursework.

Sep 25, 2015 | Testimony/Comments | CLASP

This testimony discusses post-college labor market outcome data, primarily employment and earnings, and the increasing use of such data by states and potentially the federal government not only for consumer information and transparency, but also for high-stakes accountability, such as for Title IV eligibility.