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Welfare, jobs and basic skills: the employment prospects of welfare recipients in the most populous U.S. counties

Series or Serial: NCSALL Reports #10B

Publisher: Harvard Graduate School of Education

Published At: Cambridge, MA

Date Published: 1999

Distributor: Milken Institute

Source Address: 1250 Fourth Street

Source City/State/Zip: Santa Monica CA 90401

Phone: (310) 998-2600

Material Type: Research/Technical Report

Intended Audience: General

Physical Media: Print

Physical Description: 59 p.

Subjects: Welfare Services; Welfare Recipients; Education Work Relationship; Adult Basic Education; Educational Research

Abstract:
The article evaluates the basic skills and employment prospects of current recipients of Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), a new federal welfare program that began in 1996 and was designed to reduce welfare roles by moving recipients to self-sufficiency.

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