The LISC Institute spoke to two child care providers in Rhode Island about what the child care gap looks like in their communities.
Learn why the LISC Institute is spotlighting Early Learning: Infrastructure and Impact in this Letter from the Editor.
In a 2017 report, the National Education Policy Center and Learning Policy Institute synthesized findings from 143 research studies and found that community schools can be an effective model to provide equitable, high-quality educational opportunities.
For low-income students, attending—and paying for—a four-year college can be far out of reach. Offering opportunities to receive career-specific training and earn credentials, community colleges serve as an avenue to skilled jobs for students who may not be in the right circumstances to attend a four-year college and who do not need a four-year degree to earn a decent living.