Department for Community Based Services http://wfpl.org en At Risk: WFPL's 3-Month Look Into the Lives of Louisville's Struggling Students http://wfpl.org/post/risk-wfpls-3-month-look-lives-louisvilles-struggling-students <p></p><p>Kenneth Gray is from a poor family, raised by his grandmother alone. He grew up on 42nd Street in Shawnee, a part of town where opportunities are sparse. He’s African-American. By the statistics, the odds are stacked against him.</p><p>He is a “maybe kid.”</p><p>“Maybe you’ll go to class,” says Kenneth, 18. “Maybe you’ll graduate. Maybe you won’t drop out. Maybe you won’t go to prison.”</p><p>Or maybe he won’t.</p> Wed, 28 May 2014 10:58:18 +0000 Devin Katayama 9423 at http://wfpl.org At Risk: WFPL's 3-Month Look Into the Lives of Louisville's Struggling Students Three Months After Cuts, Nearly 19 Percent Fewer Kids Using Kentucky's Child Care Subsidy http://wfpl.org/post/three-months-after-cuts-nearly-19-percent-fewer-kids-using-kentuckys-child-care-subsidy <p>Kentucky&#39;s child care subsidy program for low-income working families has 18.6 percent fewer children participants than a year ago.</p> Tue, 08 Oct 2013 10:49:57 +0000 Joseph Lord 7133 at http://wfpl.org Three Months After Cuts, Nearly 19 Percent Fewer Kids Using Kentucky's Child Care Subsidy After Cuts, How Many Fewer Children Are Using Kentucky's Child Care Assistance Program? http://wfpl.org/post/after-cuts-how-many-fewer-children-are-using-kentuckys-child-care-assistance-program <p>Earlier this week, Kentucky children's advocates and others lobbied state legislators to halt drastic cuts to a program that provides financial aid to low-income working families to cover child care costs.</p><p>Those cuts, announced earlier this year, changed the<a href="/post/drastic-cuts-kentucky-child-care-assistance-leave-low-income-families-few-options"> eligibility requirements for the Kentucky Child Care Assistance Program. </a>They went into full effect on July 1.&nbsp;</p><p>It's been two months. Here's how many kids have lost access to CCAP.</p><p></p> Sun, 22 Sep 2013 11:12:09 +0000 Joseph Lord 6931 at http://wfpl.org After Cuts, How Many Fewer Children Are Using Kentucky's Child Care Assistance Program?