Povert-topicality

Povert-topicality - Dartmouth 2K9 1 Superior

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Unformatted text preview: Dartmouth 2K9 1 Superior Interpretation.............................................................................................................................................3 Better Def States Solve............................................................................................................................................4 No limit/No ground loss...........................................................................................................................................5 Programs are means tested.......................................................................................................................................6 Poverty line bad......................................................................................................................................................6 Last printed 1 Dartmouth 2K9 2 AT: Poverty Line T We Meet: LSC uses the federal poverty line, without means testing IRP 09 Questions and comments email [email protected] Posted: 6 December, 2004 Last Updated: 19 March, 2009 Some examples of federal programs that use the guidelines in determining eligibility are : HHS: Community Services Block Grant, Head Start, Low-Income Home Energy Assistance, Children's Health Insurance Program Department of Agriculture: Food Stamps; Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC); the National School Lunch and School Breakfast programs Department of Energy: Weatherization Assistance Department of Labor: Job Corps, Senior Community Service Employment Program, National Farmworker Jobs Program Legal Services Corporation: Legal services for the poor Counter Interpration: For is not a limiting function it only limits by intent Marriam Webster http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/for 1 a — used as a function word to indicate purpose <a grant for studying medicine> b —used as a function word to indicate an intended goal <left for home><acted for the best> c —used as a function word to indicate the object or recipient of a perception, desire, or activity <now for a good rest><run for your life><an eye for a bargain> Their interpretation over limits the topic Their interpretation over limits: a. Most Federal programs usually use super percentages of the poverty line Frank 2006- senior economic analyst at the Poverty Institute at Rhode Island College (Ellen. Dollars and Sense Real World Economics “Dr. Dollar: Poverty…” http://www.dollarsandsense.org/archives/2006/0106dollar.html ) State and federal officials often implicitly recognize that official poverty thresholds are unrealistically low by setting income eligibility criteria for antipoverty programs higher than the poverty level....
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Povert-topicality - Dartmouth 2K9 1 Superior

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