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Marx, Jerry D.; Hopper, Fleur – Social Work, 2005
The Clinton administration's 1996 welfare reform legislation contained a "charitable choice" clause, a provision that encourages states to increase the involvement of religious organizations in federal programs such as Temporary Assistance to Needy Families. The administration of George W. Bush has intensified and extended this policy…
Descriptors: Public Policy, Religion, Religious Factors, Adolescents
Haberkern, Rachel M. – Issue Notes, 2002
The 1998 Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act (PRWORA) was the first federal legislation to contain a "charitable choice" provision allowing faith-based organizations (FBOs) to compete for state and federal government funds on the same basis as secular providers. For FBOs that consider pursuit of government…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Programs, Case Studies, Church Programs
Wisconsin Executive Committee on Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention, Madison. – 1998
The Executive Committee and the Subcommittee on Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention were charged to develop and provide leadership to implement a state plan to reduce adolescent pregnancy in Wisconsin. Both the negative outcomes for adolescent parents and their children and the cost to society are at issue. This document serves as a first step to…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Early Parenthood, Pregnancy, Prevention