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Make the Grade

Tennessee state Rep. Stacey Campfield has introduced a bill that would tie welfare benefits to the academic success of recipients' children. TANF payments would be reduced if certain standards aren't met. Campfield says it will motivate parents to push the importance of education.

(Photo: Courtesy of Stacey Campfield for State Senator)

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