ABC Evening News for Monday, Feb 01, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Milwaukee, WI: Ned Potter) Intro. of "Learnfare," new program developed by Wisconsin Governor Tommy Thompson to keep welfare children in school reported; details given, scenes shown. [OFFICIAL, WOMAN - quarrel over plan.] [THOMPSON - says kids receiving welfare must stay in school.] [Welfare mother Linda ARMSTRONG - likens plan to guillotine; explains fins.] "Learnfare" program described. [Milwaukee school superintendent Dr. Hawthorne FAISON - talks about students.] [Welfare mother Yolanda MILLER - says has no control over son.] Legal challenges to program mentioned. Prospects of plan developing on national scale reported
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