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5.15.19 Report
Innovative public housing authorities (PHAs) are collaborating with college access partners and community colleges to increase postsecondary educational achievement for low-income residents and college students experiencing homelessness. Among them, the Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) and...
5.16.19 Press Release
Public Housing Authorities, Community Colleges, College Access Partners Collaborate to Eliminate Barriers to Postsecondary Success New Report and Recommendations from the Council of Large Public Housing Authorities Highlight Innovative Cross-Sector Collaborations to Improve Postsecondary...
5.8.19 Members Making News
From The News Tribune: More students in Tacoma are graduating high school, but graduating college is another story. Fewer students enrolled and completed college last year than in previous years, according to a new report released by Graduate Tacoma, a community movement with the...
4.24.19
Over one in five college students—and over two in five community college students—are parents, according to a recent study by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR). Student parents are most likely to attend community colleges, but also make up 17, 18, and 13 percent of public four-year...
4.24.19
The Department of Education (ED) listed applications for new awards for the Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPS) Program in the Federal Register on April 16, 2019. The CCAMPS program application is open to postsecondary institutions who are interested in providing campus-based...
4.11.19 Members Making News, Innovations
Education Dive Magazine took an in-depth look at the innovative partnership between the Tacoma Housing Authority (THA) and Tacoma Public Schools (TPS). The program offers housing assistance to low-income families in order to enable children to stay in their same schools from year to year,...
4.11.19
CLPHA’s Education Working Group hosted a webinar this week on“Growing Support for Out-of-School-Time at Your PHA,” which featured strategies for engaging in advocacy efforts to build support for housing and afterschool programs at the local and state level. Representatives from Partnership for...
4.11.19
From the New Haven Independent: High-schoolers will now be able to take real college courses right inside their high schools. That’s the result of a new partnership between New Haven Public Schools and Southern Connecticut University that was inked on Thursday morning inside Hillhouse High...
4.10.19
Recent research by Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago shows that 1.1 million children have a young parent who experienced homelessness in the past year. Given that nearly half of all homeless women between the ages of 18-25 were pregnant or parenting over the same period, robust two-...
4.5.19
What: Free Webinar, Growing Support for Out-of-School Time at Your PHA Who: CLPHA Education Working Group and the Partnership for Children and Youth When: Tues. 4/9, 2:00-3:00 PM ET Register: Click here to register Advocacy is everyone's job and it is essential to the children and communities...

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