CalWORKs

Spring
2001
Resolution Number
22.01
 
Contact
Dale Newman
Assigned to
President
Category
Financial Aid
Status
Completed
Status Report

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

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.