State Opportunities to Provide Access to Postsecondary Education Under TANF

Publication Date: September 1999

Publisher: Center for Law and Social Policy

Author(s): Mark Greenberg; Julie Strawn; Lisa Plimpton

Research Area: Education

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


Discusses why postsecondary education and training for low-income parents matters for the long-term success of welfare reform, explains how a state can support postsecondary education within or outside of its cash assistance program using TANF and TANF-related funds, and describes current state TANF policies with respect to postsecondary education.