Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: QN-020-001-1-1-United States-DPLS-1993

Subject Area: Family and Child in Society

Bibliographic Citation: Evaluation of effects of the learnfare program, 1993-1996.  [machine-readable data file] / State of Wisconsin Legislative Audit Bureau  [principal investigator(s)] / Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin. Data and Program Library Service  [distributor].

Date Accessioned: 9/23/1997

Number of Files Received: 18

Comments: These data and documentation are available via the DPLS Online Archive.

Access Status: Unrestricted access

Date Ordered: 9/15/1997

Documentation: The documentation files are available in both ASCII text and Microsoft Word 97. Included in the documentation are the following files: program description, data dictionary, program evaluation, data 'pro contents' listing, study description, and SAS format for ASCII. The readme file is only available in ASCII text.

Abstract: Wisconsinís Learnfare program is intended to encourage enrollment, regular attendance, and high school graduation of the completion of high school equivalency programs among 13- to 19-year-old recipients of Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC). These teenagers, who can be either dependent children or parents, risk losing part or all of their familiesí monthly AFDC grants if they do not maintain enrollment and acceptable school attendance. The Learnfare data were collected as part of a federally-mandated evaluation of the Learnfare program. The research sample for that evaluation was selected between March 1993 and April 1994, and data on the sample were collected through January 1996.

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