The Craig Fahle Show

Low Income Could Lose Benefits If Kids Aren't in School

Monday, Oct. 1, 2012

Craig speaks with Jane Zehnder-Merrell the project manager at Michigan League for Human Services about a new policy that takes effect today and links a family’s welfare benefits to children’s school attendance. Families that apply or re-apply for cash assistance will have to prove their kids did not have more than 10 unexcused absences from school in the past year. Craig opens the phone lines and takes listeners calls on the subject.

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