Big drop in Michigan welfare cases means big savings, but at what cost to the poor?
But policy changes have also played a large role in Michigan's reduced welfare caseloads and costs. A 2011 law signed by Gov ... suffer from learning and other disabilities, drop out of high school, have babies as teens, and ultimately have trouble ...
Drop Out, Drop Off
Incredibly, though, a 16-year-old needs no permission to drop out of school, a decision of devastating consequence. This is an archaic, even immoral, law that needs to be changed. Legislation increasing the legal dropout age to 17 was approved by the state ...
Should You Drop Out?
I can go to a business law professor here and get my questions answered. Being in school, I can get free advice. Well, everyone has their number, right? How much would it cost for you to drop out? (Laughs.) You know, I actually had this conversation with ...
Debate on Ky. dropout age continues in 2013 session
Kentucky education experts say 6,000 to 7,000 students a year drop out of high school in the state, where it’s been legal since 1920 to do so at age 16 with parental permission. First lady Jane Beshear has for several years been pushing lawmakers to ...
Abortion insurance law taking effect in Michigan
On that day, a new state law goes into effect that prohibits insurance ... abortions in Michigan has also plummeted. The 22,700 abortions in 2012 reflects 52 percent drop since 1987. Marnon said the numbers were not the point of the opt-out bill.