New Michigan policy will strip welfare benefits if kids miss school - MIDDAY
David Moore October 1, 2012 | WGVU A new state law taking effect today ties public assistance benefits to school attendance. Put simply, the law cuts off cash welfare payments if a child has more than ten unexcused absences.
Today on Midday West Michigan, WGVU’s David Moore talks with John Helmholt, Director of Communications and External Affairs for Grand Rapids Public Schools, to get some perspective.
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