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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 ...
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.
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, ...
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.
NCLR Issue Analysis of Spending Limitations
The problem of controlling spending arises when politicians have to consider the pressures placed on their chances for re-election when they are forced to prioritize which programs will expand or receive cuts or even be ended.
Rural Water and Waste Disposal Program Reforms
The Farmers Home Administration's Water and Waste Disposal Program, more commonly known as the "water and sewer" program, Is the primary source of financing for constructing and upgrading the water and sewer systems of ...
Employment and Training Issue No. 3
Legislative activity has recently been generated around the issue of youth unemployment. For the Hispanic community, this is an area of great concern since Hispanics are the youngest population group in the country and ...
Employment and Training Issue No. 5
This month's Employment and Training Issue Update reports on the findings of the Round II independent sector analysis of the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) performed by the firm of Grinker-Walker and Associates. JTPA ...
Employment and Training Issue No. 4
This month's Employment and Training Issue update analyzes several issues of concern to individuals involved in employment and training programs under the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA).