Identifying Issues and Options to Understanding TANF-Compatible Outcome Measures for Employment Services (OUTCOMES), 2016 – 2018

This project explored the issues and options related to the development of an employment-related outcome performance measurement system for the TANF program, including potential target groups, performance measures, performance standards, data needs, and accountability approaches. The project also recommended ways to improve the coordination between TANF, Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Employment & Training program (SNAP E&T) performance measurement systems.

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The Administration and Congress have signaled interest in promoting and measuring employment outcomes in federal programs supporting low-income people. This report offers information and insights to help policymakers and stakeholders understand the challenges of and opportunities for measuring employment outcomes...

This project explores the issues and options related to the development of an employment-related outcome performance measurement system for the TANF program, including potential target groups, performance measures, performance standards, data needs, and accountability approaches. The project will also make recommendations on ways to improve the coordination between TANF and Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) performance measurement systems.