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Truancy for Trouble? Bill Would Strip Money From Absentees' Families

How do you get your teenager to stay in school? Grounding, privilege stripping, bribes? How about threatening to take away their food and housing? That’s what a bill that just passed the Michigan House of Representatives would do, and not just to the teen, but the whole family. 481 more words


State House Moves To Tie Truancy To Welfare Cash Assistance

Associated Press

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – A Michigan Human Services Department policy of requiring school attendance for families receiving cash assistance would become law under a bill that passed the House on Thursday. 321 more words


People on Government assistance

RANT: In the past couple of days, i’ve seen too many negative posts about people who use government assistance. I find them highly offensive. One of them compared these people to animals. 1,398 more words