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Originally posted by MR BOB
for this to work you have to make several aasumptions
eveyone who is on welfare, has a kid.
everyone on welfare want to go to go onto higher education/find work
everyone on welfare is able to physcally work.
its doesn't work out. and is quite and ignorant idea. im suprised to get this from a mod.
Originally posted by Asktheanimals
depends on whether you want to trust your children in the care of the people who are on welfare. Were it my kids , no.
So you want to train people to be day care providers, and give them free day care while doing it? Okay, fair enough. So then, once they're trained, then what? Who pays them? Other parents on welfare (who can't afford day care)? Welfare programs?
Originally posted by intrepid
People on welfare don't have excess money to take them into a productive job in the workforce Ie: education. Day care is expensive and is not available to most on a limited income. Here's my idea. Give those that would like to be day care providers that are on welfare free day care as they are training to be day care workers. Make this avenue public, government run. Like unemployment insurance.
So in otherwords, we're creating a self-perpetuating day-care system: as more people qualified to be day care providers become day care providers for others who want to be day care providers... ad infinitum.... Or, do you draw a line somewhere and say no more day-care providers?
Now that we have people being productive, working towards a solution, day care for welfare recipients, we open it up for those that can have the option for education. Be it computers, hospitality, whatever. The can now be schooled while receiving welfare and day care. The goal is for them to get off welfare, be more productive and have better lives.
There would obviously have to be regulations. People that are fired or quit their jobs wouldn't be allowed. People that are laid off and have proved that they HAVE attempted to get another job once their unemployment insurance has run out will qualify, IF their occupation is outdated.
Some might say that this infringes on the market but it's the opposite. These people couldn't afford day care in the first place. It's a new market, one that is being created to get people off welfare, the public coffers and gives them a better lifestyle. It would mean a short term pay out for a long term gain. Reducing the drain on public money.
Does this make sense?