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High School Equivalency Program and College Assistance Migrant Program
Fact sheet providing background information about the High School Equivalency and College Assistance Migrant Programs.
People in the United States in Families in Which Spanish is Spoken in 1980
According to the 1980 Census, seven percent (15.4 million people) of the total U.S. population are Spanish speakers.
The Effect of School and Peer Group Size on Chicanos Risk of Dropping Out of High School
Findings indicate that the failure to complete high school is related to several aspects of labor force involvement, including unemployment as well as earning power and type of occupations for all racial/ethnic groups. The ...
Neighborhood Development Demonstration Act
Everything you need to know about the Neighborhood Development Demonstration Act (NDDA).
NCLR Issue Analysis on Sunset Legislation
"Sunset" is a concept which was originally instituted in several states as a means of increasing legislative control over state programs.
The Bilingual Education Act of 1984: Community Involvement in Policy Development
Perhaps the most significant feature of the Bilingual Education Act of 1984 is the high level of involvement of the Hispanic and other language-minority communities in its development. In a very real sense, the legislation ...
Employment and Training Issue No. 1
Enclosed is an update on Employment and Training legislation for the 98th Congress, first session. The Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) update includes the final performance standards and funding allocations. Finally, ...
Legalization: S.2222, The Immigration Control and Reform Act of 1982
This brief analysis addresses the incorrect assumptions and cost projections advanced by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the Congressional Budget Office (CBO). Their wide-ranging estimates are leading opponents ...
Employment and Training Issue No. 7
This Employment and Training Issue Update highlights the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) Amendments of 1986. The amendments were described as an effort to "update and perfect" the nation's job training programs. The ...
Subminimum Wage for Youth
Youth unemployment has long been a problem in the United States. For our minority youth, the problem has reached disastrous proportions.