Policies to Advance the Success of Low-Income, Working Students – CLASP Webinar

Friday, September 28 1:00-2:00 pm eastern Students and state policymakers understand how important post-secondary education is to financial well-being and state economic productivity. Today’s college students are no longer 18- to 22-year-olds from middle class families who attend full-time and can depend on family support. They are increasingly low-income, working adults balancing work, family, and…

Supporting Students Along Their Pathways: Policy Approaches for Addressing Economic Insecurities – Jobs for the Future

This incredibly useful white paperĀ from Jobs for the Future outlines approaches to increasing students’ economic security, from providing direct services like food banks to financial aid reform to benefits access. The paper lists examples and evidence of what’s worked. For a detailed account of students’ economic security and what we can do to improve it,…