Federal and state policymakers can work to ensure worries based on immigration status do not deter immigrant families from seeking help for which they qualify.
All kinds of gatekeepers—from journal editors and peer reviewers to government agencies and funders—can help build a system that treats researchers and participants and communities more equitably.
Where someone grows up and their race or ethnicity affect their economic opportunities and outcomes over the rest of their lives. This makes it more difficult for children in families with low incomes to achieve economic stability in adulthood.
Before the pandemic community colleges had been increasingly embracing distance education because of its flexibility and accessibility. New research shows the pandemic may have accelerated this trend.
The American Families Plan Comes with a Modest Price Tag for Paid Leave but a Large Impact for Workers
Initial estimates from the administration suggest its proposal for paid leave will cost about $225 billion over 10 years. This is much lower than previous estimates of the FAMILY Act.
Promoting Racial and Ethnic Equity in Online Career and Technical Education Programs Will Support an Equitable Recovery from COVID-19
Instructors, programs, and colleges can all promote equity in online classrooms.
The Child Care and Development Fund is one possible source of support for parents during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Policymakers Can Enact a Paid Family and Medical Leave Program and Honor the Biden-Harris Tax Pledge
The vast scope of the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need for a comprehensive national paid leave benefit.