Moving People from Welfare to Work. Lessons from the National Evaluation of Welfare-to-Work Strategies.. Participation in Education and Training: Can mandatory welfare-to-work programs engage large numbers of people in education and training?
Since the early 1980s, welfare policymakers and program operators have debated what role adult education -- basic education, GED preparation, and ESL classes -- should play in welfare-to-work programs. Even under TANF, discussion about the potential of education to help welfare recipients make the transition from welfare to work continues. Increas