The following activities, or combination of activities, count for federal participation requirements for TANF cases:
satisfactory attendance at a secondary school which leads to a GED or high school diploma for a parent under age 20.
TANF clients engaged in one of the Core activities listed above for 20 hours per week (30 hours for two work-eligible parents) may also participate in one of the following Non-Core activities to bring them up to the required number of hours:
NOTE: Satisfactory attendance at a secondary school which leads to a GED or high school diploma for a parent under age 20 meets the federal requirement. It is not necessary to report hours or to participate in an additional Non-Core activity.
The Department must meet federal requirements for the number of hours per week and the percent of families in countable work activities. The amount of hours per week and the percents are:
The federal requirements for 2-parent families are:
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