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Porter, Tom; Pearson, Charlotte; Watson, Nick – Evidence & Policy: A Journal of Research, Debate and Practice, 2021
Background: Anti-welfare narratives depict welfare systems as overly-permissive, open to fraud, and fundamentally unfair. Countering these supposed ills have been political appeals to evidence and reforms made to disability benefit assessments under the banner of objectivity. But objectivity is a complex construct, which entails philosophical and…
Descriptors: Evidence, Welfare Services, Disabilities, Foreign Countries
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Padovan-Özdemir, Marta; Øland, Trine – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2022
This article explores the Nordic denial of colonial involvement and complicity and the way it operates in welfare work with refugees in Denmark. Deploying a postcolonial welfare analytics that puts welfare work in a context of colonially social, economic, and cultural relations, the article develops a methodology of composing narratives, based on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Refugees, Welfare Services, Race
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Ioannidou, Alexandra; Parma, Andrea – Adult Education Quarterly: A Journal of Research and Theory, 2022
This study explores the relation between risk of job automation and participation in adult education and training (AET) and examines variation in that relation across welfare regimes distinguishing between situational and institutional barriers. Using microdata of PIAAC, we analyze participation in formal or nonformal AET for job-related reasons…
Descriptors: Automation, Risk, Adult Education, Participation
Umaña, Paula; Olaniyan, Motunrayo; Magnelia, Sarah; Coca, Vanessa – Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice, 2022
Before the pandemic, millions of college students eligible for the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) did not access the benefit. This gap between eligibility for SNAP benefits and the use of those benefits is often a result of confusion around federal eligibility requirements. Even when eligibility guidelines were temporarily…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Welfare Services, Federal Programs
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Hong, Jun Sung; Choi, Jungtae; Espelage, Dorothy L.; Wu, Chi-Fang; Boraggina-Ballard, Lena; Fisher, Benjamin W. – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2021
Background: Children who come from families on welfare or government assistance might be at risk for bullying involvement. As research has shown, children living in poverty and experiencing family economic hardship are significantly likely to be involved in bullying in school. Objective: This study investigates whether welfare assistance is…
Descriptors: Welfare Recipients, Welfare Services, Bullying, Peer Relationship
Handbury, Jessie; Moshary, Sarah – National Bureau of Economic Research, 2021
We study the private market response to the National School Lunch Program, documenting economically meaningful spillovers to non-recipients. We focus on the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP), an expansion of the lunch program under the 2010 Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act. Under the CEP, participating schools offer free lunch to all students. We…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Nutrition, Child Health, Lunch Programs
Rowe, Gretchen – Mathematica, 2021
In 2015, the U.S. Department of Agriculture awarded pilot grants to 10 States--California, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Vermont, Virginia, and Washington--to test innovative strategies for providing employment and training services through Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment and Training (SNAP…
Descriptors: Federal Programs, Program Implementation, Pilot Projects, Job Training
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Temple, Valerie K.; Prasad, Sonal; Popova, Svetlana; Lindsay, Ann – Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 2021
Background: Early diagnosis of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is known to improve outcomes in children. It is less clear if diagnosis in adulthood also conveys benefits. This study investigated long-term outcomes for individuals diagnosed with FASD after 18 years of age. Method: Twenty adults aged 18-45 years at FASD diagnosis were…
Descriptors: Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Adults, Identification, Mental Disorders
O'Hara, Ross E. – New England Journal of Higher Education, 2019
As higher education becomes available to many who never before had access, more students than ever are forced to choose between meeting their basic needs and the costs of attending college. While institutions devise strategic solutions to avert this burgeoning crisis, one avenue of support that many students are not taking advantage of is the…
Descriptors: College Students, Food, Hunger, Federal Programs
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Cone, Joshua N.; Hendrick, C. Emily; Owotomo, Olusegun; Al-Hamoodah, Leila; Maslowsky, Julie – Youth & Society, 2021
Teenage mothers are known to be at an elevated risk for poor socioeconomic outcomes in adulthood. However, little is known about the socioeconomic outcomes of mothers who bear multiple children during the teenage years (repeat teenage mothers) compared to one-time teenage mothers. This study examines socioeconomic outcomes in the mid- to late-20s…
Descriptors: Young Adults, Early Parenthood, Socioeconomic Status, Well Being
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Kämpfen, Fabrice – Education Economics, 2021
This study provides new evidence on the long-term impact of education on welfare participation in the US. I exploit historical changes in child labor laws as an instrumental variable for education to estimate the causal effects of education on the probability of receiving social welfare benefits. I find large and statistically significant negative…
Descriptors: Welfare Services, Welfare Recipients, Outcomes of Education, Child Labor
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Cuite, Cara L.; Brescia, Stephanie A.; Errickson, Lauren B.; Sawatzky, Alex J. – Journal of Extension, 2020
Student food insecurity is a concern at colleges and universities across the country, and Extension professionals can bring unique solutions to this growing problem. At Rutgers--New Brunswick, visitors to the Student Food Pantry receive vouchers for fresh produce to be redeemed at the New Brunswick Community Farmers Market. As well, the Rutgers…
Descriptors: Food Service, Welfare Services, College Students, Hunger
Lumina Foundation, 2020
By themselves, colleges and universities cannot tackle all of the challenges facing students. They must collaborate with other organizations and state agencies to coordinate support and effectively communicate with students in need. Amid the global COVID-19 pandemic and ensuing economic recession, institutions must also provide emergency financial…
Descriptors: Welfare Services, Higher Education, Educational Policy, Student Personnel Services
Blagg, Kristin; Rainer, Macy; Waxman, Elaine – Urban Institute, 2019
The administration has proposed significant changes to broad-based categorical eligibility (BBCE) in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), which allows states to reduce some of the administrative burden associated with enrolling someone in SNAP. These changes will also affect the National School Lunch Program, which interacts with…
Descriptors: Eligibility, Welfare Services, Welfare Recipients, Lunch Programs
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Wastesson, Karin; Eriksson, Anna Fogelberg; Nilsson, Peter; Gustavsson, Maria – Vocations and Learning, 2021
The purpose of this article is to explore first-line managers' experiences of workplace learning in elderly care, with a particular focus on the conditions for learning when entering a new workplace as the new manager. Qualitative interviews were conducted with 35 first-line managers from three organisations in Sweden. Four learning conditions…
Descriptors: Workplace Learning, Administrators, Foreign Countries, Educational Environment
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