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Aid to families with dependent children programs -- Wisconsin -- Evaluation

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View Resource An Evaluation of Effects of the Learnfare Program 1993-1996

"Wisconsin's Learnfare program is intended to encourage enrollment, regular attendance, and high school graduation or the completion of high school equivalency programs among 13- to 19-year-old recipients of Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC)." Teenagers covered by the program risk losing part or all of their families' monthly AFDC grants "if they do not maintain enrollment and...

https://www.disc.wisc.edu/archive/Learnfare/learnfare_evalua...
View Resource Complaint Resolution in the Context of Welfare Reform: How W-2 Settles Disputes

Virtually rewriting how government assistance would be administered to those in need, Wisconsin's Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 has had a dramatic impact on all people previously eligible for federally administered Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC). In particular, PRWORA and the subsequent Wisconsin Works, or W-2, program has mandated that no...

https://www.mdrc.org/sites/default/files/full_63.pdf
View Resource Evaluating Comprehensive State Welfare Reforms: A Conference

The Institute for Research on Poverty at University of Wisconsin-Madison held a welfare reform conference in March 1997. Both the summary and full proceedings of the conference are available. Note that the summary is available in Focus. The Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 was passed on August 22, 1996. The Act "changed the nation's welfare system into one...

https://www.irp.wisc.edu/publications/sr/pdfs/sr69.pdf