ETI Publications

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Technical Paper

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In July, 1987 the State of Wisconsin enacted legislation implementing a "Learnfare" policy for families with teenagers receiving Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) and who have not completed high school or obtained a GED. Under the policy families are denied AFDC support for teens (or teen parents) not attending school regularly. The Employment and Training Institute was selected by the state Department of Health and Social Services to conduct an evaluation of the program. This report was made to the state Legislature on the progress of the evaluation