SB 5379 - DIGEST

Allows an applicant to receive the maximum temporary assistance for needy families grant award regardless of his or her income if certain conditions are met.

Allows a parent who is under eighteen years of age and attending high school or working toward completing a G.E.D. certificate to receive working connections child care.

Requires the department of children, youth, and families to follow certain requirements when determining consumer eligibility and copayment.

Requires the office of the superintendent of public instruction to establish a competitive application process to provide grants to school districts for the establishment of a graduation, reality, and dual-role skills program.

Requires the state institute for public policy to evaluate the effectiveness of the awarded grants.

Authorizes a school district, at the request of an eligible student, to allow the student to transport his or her infant on a school bus or other student transportation vehicle provided by the district.