What is parents as scholars (PaS)?

Maine’s Parents as Scholars (PaS) program provides a range of services to Maine TANF participants who are pursuing two-year or four-year postsecondary degrees. All parents in Maine who are eligible for TANF can participate in PaS, assuming that they: have enrolled in a two- or four-year degree program; have neither a bachelor’s degree in a field with available jobs nor the ability to make at least 85 percent of Maine’s median income for their family size; will be pursuing degrees that open up new employment opportunities that have the potential to better the financial futures of their families; and have the requisite educational backgrounds to pursue their chosen degrees successfully.

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