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Tennessee proposes welfare reform?
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[quote:Anonymous Coward 33057973:MV8yMTIzMDA2XzM1ODI1ODAyXzQ4NUUyM0RD] Tie the funding to each child attending school. If the children skip school, the parent loses their entire welfare until the child attends school. And of course those who will say why punish the entire family for one child. I say tough shit. Remember what a blanket party is-- that kid will learn. That is what a family unit is supposed to do-- keep the family together not dysfunctional [/quote]
"A Tennessee lawmaker is pushing a controversial new bill that would tie welfare benefits to students' performance in school."
"Republican state Sen. Stacey Campfield last week introduced the legislation, which calls for the state to cut welfare benefits to parents whose kids don't do well in class. Critics are already panning the proposal as unfair, and one that could hurt students in the end -- but Campfield is defending his idea, which he says would force parents to take a more active role in their children’s education."
“We’re not asking children to re-write the Magna Carta,” Campfield told FoxNews.com Monday. “A D-minus gets you through.”
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I live on the state boarding of Kentucky and Tennessee and heard this pop up on the radio on my way home from work
I wonder if it would play towards multi-child families
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