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The implementation of the abstinence education provisions in the welfare reform

Hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the ... Congress, second session, September 25, 1998

by United States

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ISBN 100160577179
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Part One includes recommendations to the federal government on conducting the national evaluation of abstinence-only-until-marriage programs funded by provisions in the Welfare Reform Act. Family caps are the one welfare reform explicitly designed to reduce birth rates among poor, unmarried women. These policies generate a great deal of controversy due to the groupsCited by: 1.

The Brookings Institution's Welfare Reform & Beyond Initiative was created to inform the critical policy debates surrounding the upcoming congressional reauthorization of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program and a number of related programs that were created or dramatically altered by the landmark welfare reform : $ iii. The Welfare Reform Act and Title V. Legislatively, the most significant development for abstinence education came with the passage of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act (PRWORA).

  The Clean Air Act. August 2, The Faircloth-Talent welfare reform bill (S. and H.R. ) establishes work requirements modeled on the Utah plan on the entire nationwide AFDC-UP. Many of these abstinence-until-marriage provisions parallel the defini­tion of “abstinence education” in Section of Title V of the Social Security Act, which has governed the distribution of federal block grants for abstinence education programs for twenty years.


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Get this from a library. The implementation of the abstinence education provisions in the welfare reform act: hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifth Congress, second session, Septem [United States.

Congress. House. Committee on Commerce. Get this from a library. The implementation of the abstinence education provisions in the welfare reform: hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifth Congress, second session, Septem [United States.

Congress. House. Committee on Commerce. As part of its welfare reform bill, Congress enacted a $50 million per year program to fund abstinence education. This chapter provides an examination of the legislative history of the program; a discussion of the characteristics of the program, especially the definition of abstinence education; and an account of how the program will be.

Abstract. As part of its welfare reform bill, Congress enacted a $50 million per year program to fund abstinence education. This chapter provides an examination of the legislative history of. As part of its welfare reform bill, Congress enacted a $50 million per year program to fund abstinence education.

This chapter provides an examination of the legislative history of the program; a discussion of the characteristics of the program, especially the definition of abstinence education; and an account of how the program will be implemented by the federal government and the by: Welfare Reform Monitoring and Evaluation: The Current Landscape This chapter describes the landscape of studies on welfare reform about four years after the passage of PRWORA.

It includes both completed studies as well as a larger number that are under way or even in the planning stages. The federal funding for abstinence-only education expired on Jand no funds were allocated for the FY budget.

Instead, a “Labor-Health and Human Services, Education and Other Agencies” appropriations bill including a total of $ million for a new evidence-based Teen Pregnancy Prevention Initiative for FY was signed into law in December Cited by: Given the pending welfare reform reauthorization, Congress cannot wait on these results.

Thus, the Administration is recommending that the Abstinence Education program, including its strong definition of how its funds must be spent, be reauthorized at the same level of funding as in Community Based Abstinence Education.

blame welfare, ignore poverty and inequality With the passage of the welfare reform, not only welfare but also poverty and inequality have disappeared from the political discourse. The decline in the welfare rolls has been hailed as a success. This book challenges that assumption.

A major source of abstinence funding is the Section Abstinence Education Grant Program, found in Title V of the Social Security Act, established under the welfare reform legislation. This chapter presents an overview of welfare reform efforts during the administration of President Bill Clinton.

Section discusses the politics associated with welfare reform and the enactment. Religious conservatives helped add provisions for abstinence education to the Welfare Reform Act, and the Federal government directed tens of millions of dollars to abstinence-education Author: Johannah Cornblatt.

With the passage of the welfare reform, not only welfare, but poverty and inequality have disappeared from the political discourse. The decline in the welfare rolls has been hailed as a success. This book challenges that by: At the broadest possible level, the group of most concern to welfare reform is the low-income population in the United States.

The welfare system exists to provide assistance to families, children, and individuals in this population and to help them raise their incomes, escape poverty, and avoid the negative consequences of poverty and low incomes.

In this section, we identify those states implementing provisions in welfare reform (with the exception of abstinence education, which we discussed earlier in this chapter) aimed at. Wags referred to welfare reform as “racism in drag” and to workfare as “slavefare.” A perfect example of the Left’s assumption that racist motives prompted welfare reform is a book called Why Americans Hate Welfare, by Yale political scientist Martin Gilens.

Far from being mean-spirited, Americans are actually a fairly generous. * This commentary draws upon a review paper, “Abstinence and Abstinence-Only Education: A Review of U.S. Policies and Programs,” by Santelli et al. () and a similar position paper from the.

of a ROSC is implementing the provisions of health care reform to provide high-quality substance use services. To achieve reform, integration of substance use services will need to occur within primary care settings. Primary care providers will likely require additional education and training.

Although there exist other aspects of welfare reform that concern us, this concludes our testimony on the main TANF provisions of HB We urge the committee to amend HBespecially by removing the family cap provision, so that North Dakota can move forward with welfare reform that respects, rather than endangers, human life and that.

Overview of Entitlement Programs (Green Book) APPENDIX L. MONITORING THE EFFECTS OF WELFARE REFORM CONTENTS Evaluations and Reports Required by Law Major Research Programs Monitoring or Evaluating Welfare Reform National Surveys State Policy Monitoring Development of Program and Social Indicators Implementation Studies Topical Studies State Welfare Demonstration.

The welfare law enacted in contained numerous provisions designed to reduce teen or out-of-wedlock childbearing including: A $50 million a. During the welfare reform debate, the majority of policymakers treated work and education as if they were entirely different concepts. Senator Phil Gramm of Texas put it this way: Work does not mean sitting a classroom.*implementation of policies- evolutionary process and policy changes when it is implemented * street level bureaucrats- the influence and impact on the delivery of social welfare services by those who are directly responsible for its delivery.