Map to the Middle Class

child care assistance

Just 13 percent of child care assistance goes to student parents

States control who gets federally supported child care assistance and few prioritize parents pursuing education or training

TEACHER VOICE: Will students fail if teachers can’t make a living wage?

The financial burdens that force talented people out of the field

Chelsey Houston, 20, and Siera Gunn, 23, fold linens at West Georgia Technical College to prepare for a test to become nurses’ aides.

OPINION: Here’s an economic engine that powers communities: school

Helping students enter college and the workforce with purpose and momentum