Implementing Welfare Reform Requirements for Teenage Parents: Lessons from Experience in Four States . SCHOOL ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENTS


The PRWORA of 1996 specifies that block grant funds may not be used to provide assistance to a minor custodial parent unless the minor parent is attending school. In this chapter, we present an overview of the key decisions states face when implementing school attendance requirements, using the experiences of the four study states as a guide. In addition, we present the lessons from our examination of these states' programs.