Case Study Mcleod

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The caseworkers that McLeod used to verify her paperwork appeared to be unhappy with her choice of going to school. The caseworkers preferred those receiving benefits to be receiving vocational training rather than attending a four-year university. It seemed to McLeod that the system was against her. Her benefits had terminated numerous times (Freeman). McLeod had to hire a lawyer to help her get back her benefits during the time she was attending to school. The Department of Transitional Assistance commented on the general program, the spokesman said, its purpose was “helping those in need gain the skills and experience necessary to obtain and maintain economic self-sufficiency… gaining an education is essential component to escaping poverty,

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