Teen Parent Provisions in the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996
Publication Date: October 1996
Publisher(s): Center for Law and Social Policy
Author(s): Jodie Levin-Epstein
Special Collection: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Coverage: United States
Describes the provisions in the new law that specifically affect teen parents, such as requirements on residency and that minors stay-in-school. The paper also analyzes provisions that might have significant impact on teens, such as the funding bonus to states that demonstrate the greatest reduction in out-of-wedlock births.