Revised Ruling Eases Way for Coordination of Welfare Funds

Cohen, Deborah L.
January 1991
Education Week;1/16/1991, Vol. 10 Issue 17, p22
The article reports that an interpretation of a welfare-reform law provision has been revised by the U.S. Health and Human Services Department. According to the officials of state welfare and education department, the law was obstructing interagency coordination in giving education and training services to recipients. To draw federal matching funds for the Job Opportunities and Basic Skills Training, it is mandatory that the program must be borrowed from the state welfare agency.


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