CalWORKs

Spring
2001
Resolution Number: 
22.01
Contact: 
Assigned to : 
Category: 
Financial Aid
Status: 
Completed

Whereas, Adult recipients in a one-parent assistance unit in the CalWORKs program are required to participate in welfare-to-work activities for 32 hours per week;

Whereas, Community college students may apply hours spent in classrooms, laboratories, or internship activities toward the 32-hour a week requirement, but may not apply study time; and

Whereas, This limitation is having a detrimental effect on student academic success and retention;


Resolved, That the Academic Senate support the inclusion of study time, based on the Carnegie Rule, in the hours required for welfare-to-work activities for community college students in the CalWORKs program.

Recommendation: 
(mwl 2009)
Status Report: 

Such changes were advocated for, but unsupervised study time remains ineligible for the 32 hours of activity.