Welfare Reform and Beyond

Welfare Reform and Beyond

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The Brookings Institutions Welfare Reform a Beyond Initiative was created to inform the critical policy debates surrounding the upcoming congressional reauthorization of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program and a number of related programs that were created or dramatically altered by the 1996 landmark welfare reform legislation. This capstone collection gathers twenty brief essays (published between January 2001 and February 2002) that focus on assessing the record of welfare reform, specific issues likely to be debated before the TANF reauthorization, and a broader set of policy options for low-income families.Rigid job, search, first and rigid education, or, training, first programs increase employment, but the former get people jobs ... of mandatory basic education to help high school dropouts, the lack of clear guidance on what makes training effective, anbsp;...

Title:Welfare Reform and Beyond
Author:Isabel V. Sawhill
Publisher:Brookings Institution Press - 2004-05-26


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