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Wisconsin State Legislative Council, Madison. – 1986
Information on the Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) program in Wisconsin is provided in this document. Part 1 is a summary of the history, administration, and funding of the program. In Part 2, various elements of the AFDC program are described. These include eligibility requirements, grant calculation, work requirements, and medical…
Descriptors: Children, Criteria, Economic Progress, Eligibility
General Accounting Office, Washington, DC. Div. of Human Resources. – 1987
This report assesses the income sources, amounts and relative poverty status of welfare families in the Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) program, and determines the implications of these results for federal welfare policy. Annually, about $15 billion in AFDC payments are made to needy families with children for such basics as food,…
Descriptors: Economically Disadvantaged, Eligibility, Family Income, Federal Aid
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Fetler, Mark – Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 1989
School dropout rates for two consecutive years (1985-86 and 1986-87) for all California regular public high schools are examined in conjunction with the percentage of students covered by Aid to Families with Dependent Children, total enrollment, achievement, and academic course enrollments. Higher achievement was associated with lower dropout…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Correlation, Course Selection (Students), Dropout Rate
Effah, Kofi B.; Murdock, Steve H. – 1994
This paper examines patterns of change in the number of Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) recipients in nonmetropolitan and metropolitan Texas counties, 1980-1990. Specifically, the paper analyzes how changes in AFDC enrollment can be explained by demographic and socioeconomic characteristics and the extent to which factors explaining…
Descriptors: Census Figures, Child Welfare, Counties, Demography