“clasp” Charts

Children Living in Poverty »

Across the U.S., large numbers of children are affected by one or more risk factors linked to academic failure and…

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by: CLASP
views: 988
Score: 13

College Costs Increased Nearly 4X Faster Than Family Income »

Financial aid has not filled the growing gap between the cost of a college education and median family income, causing…

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by: CLASP
views: 342
Score: 7

What Are College Students Up To? Certainly Not Slacking Off »

The price of college is higher than ever but not having a degree is even more costly, according to recent…

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by: CLASP
views: 493
Score: 5

Breakdown of Federal Student Aid »

Students cannot afford any further Pell Grant reductions; this year's $5,635 maximum Pell Grant covers less than one-third of the…

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by: CLASP
views: 283
Score: 2

Jobs Prevent College Students From... »

For low-income students and many moderate-income students the price of college can mean that paying for higher education may require…

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by: CLASP
views: 403
Score: 1

Tax-Based Student Aid Is Not Going Where It's Needed »

Tax-based aid provides support to individuals already likely to attend college. 20% of AOTC and LLC went to households earning…

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by: CLASP
views: 164
Score: 1

Decrease in State Pre-Kindergarten Spending »

Total state pre-kindergarten spending steadily increased from 2006 to 2010, with the largest increase in spending ($900 million) occurring between…

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by: CLASP
views: 100
Score: 1

Eligible Children Actually Served by Federal Programs »

Current investments in CCDBG, Head Start, and Early Head Start leave many eligible children without access to these programs. Information…

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by: CLASP
views: 282
Score: 1

What Tax-Based Student Aid Could Look Like »

Under proposals, tax-based student aid would go to the low- and modest-income families and individuals who most struggle with college…

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by: CLASP
views: 70

Tax-Based Student Aid Not Targeting Those Who Need It Most »

Low-income students still attend college at lower rates than high-income students. The lowest-income students are only one-seventh as likely as…

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by: CLASP
views: 86

Why We Need Student Aid Reform »

Despite research showing that low/ modest-income families are more likely to respond to changes in college costs and student aid,…

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by: CLASP
views: 83

Those Served By Head Start Remain Stable »

Head Start is the country’s comprehensive early education program for poor children. Funding for Head Start (which includes Early Head…

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by: CLASP
views: 75

Which Head Start Family Services Are Accessed Most? »

Head Start and Early Head Start provide early education and support services that focus on the “whole child,” including early…

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by: CLASP
views: 162

Fewer Children Served By Child Care Assistance »

CCDBG provides child care assistance to low-income families. From 2007-2011, total spending on child care assistance (including federal and state…

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by: CLASP
views: 71

What Tax-Based Student Aid Could Look Like Under Reforms »

Proposal Two is an attempt to preserve the benefits of Proposal One while addressing its potential shortcomings. Both recommendations improve…

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by: CLASP
views: 129

What Potential Reform Can Do For Tax-Based Student Aid »

This chart shows the value of tax-based student aid by income category before and after the changes in Proposal One…

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by: CLASP
views: 81

Reforms Needed for Tax-Based Student Aid »

As federal tax-based student aid has increased, so too has criticism of it. Not enough help goes to the low-income…

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by: CLASP
views: 88

Growing Gap: College Costs and Financial Aid »

Over the last three decades, college costs have increased nearly four times faster than median family income. Financial aid has…

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by: CLASP
views: 130

U.S. Poverty Measure Ignores SNAP, Tax Credits »

In calculating the number of Americans living in poverty, the official U.S. poverty measure ignores the support people receive from…

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by: CLASP
views: 109

Child Care Ratios and Group Size Not Being Met »

States regulate adult-child ratios and group size in child care through licensing requirements. Smaller group sizes and fewer children per…

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by: CLASP
views: 115

Head Start: How Much is Being Spent »

Head Start is the country’s comprehensive early education program for poor children. Funding for Head Start (which includes Early Head…

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by: CLASP
views: 118

Is State/Federal Spending Doing Its Part For Young Children »

The three largest federal child care and early education programs are: the Child Care and Development Block Grant, Temporary Assistance…

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by: CLASP
views: 99