Moving People from Welfare to Work. Lessons from the National Evaluation of Welfare-to-Work Strategies.. Endnotes

07/01/2002

1  Throughout this document, ranges are often presented because specific findings differed from site to site.

2  Parents with a severely ill or disabled child were generally not mandated to participate in welfare-to-work programs in the early to mid-1990s; as a result, such families were not included in the NEWWS samples. Their exclusion, however, is unlikely to have affected the overall level of assessed health for children in the control groups very much. Data available in NEWWS suggest that less than 3 percent of the exemptions from participation were granted owing to children's severe health problems.