All avenues of diversion from public
assistance should be explored at the time of application.
Workforce preparation activities should be
authentic, replicating to the greatest extent possible, actual labor
force conditions including a 35-hour work week, real work, legitimate
expectations, supervision, and performance appraisal.
Acquisition of needed work-related skills
will be accelerated by combining work experience with classroom
education or training.
Individuals will be given the greatest
possible degree of self-direction allowed by participation parameters
in selecting those opportunities which will move them most rapidly to
No one should be economically better off on public assistance