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  • Rural Water and Waste Disposal Program Reforms 

    NCLR (NCLR, 1980-01)
    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 ...
  • The Effect of School and Peer Group Size on Chicanos Risk of Dropping Out of High School 

    NCLR; Hispanic Youth Employment Research Center; Oxley, Diana; Barrera, Manuel PhD. (NCLR, 1980-06)
    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 

    NCLR; Schroyer, Janet L. (NCLR, 1981-01)
    "Sunset" is a concept which was originally instituted in several states as a means of increasing legislative control over state programs.
  • NCLR Issue Analysis of Spending Limitations 

    NCLR; Dominguez-Greene, Patricia (NCLR, 1981-02)
    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.
  • High School Equivalency Program and College Assistance Migrant Program 

    National Coalition on Migrant Education (NCLR, 1982-01)
    Fact sheet providing background information about the High School Equivalency and College Assistance Migrant Programs.
  • Title I Migrant Education Program 

    National Coalition on Migrant Education (NCLR, 1982-01)
    Fact sheet providing background information about the Title I Migrant Education Program.
  • Employment and Training Legislation 

    NCLR (NCLR, 1982-09)
    Fact sheet covering the current legislative authority for employment and training programs under the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) expiring in September, 1982.
  • Update on the New Federalism 

    NCLR (NCLR, 1983-04-24)
    Janet Schroyer-Portillo analyses the new federalism proposals which include mega-block grants to states and localities. These mega-block grants include a State Block Grant to include many of the human services programs ...
  • Employment and Training Issue No. 1 

    NCLR; Escutia, Martha M. (NCLR, 1984-02)
    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, ...
  • People in the United States in Families in Which Spanish is Spoken in 1980 

    NCLR; Waggoner Ph.D., Dorothy (NCLR, 1984-04-11)
    According to the 1980 Census, seven percent (15.4 million people) of the total U.S. population are Spanish speakers.
  • Subminimum Wage for Youth 

    NCLR; Escutia, Martha M. (NCLR, 1984-07-02)
    Youth unemployment has long been a problem in the United States. For our minority youth, the problem has reached disastrous proportions.
  • Employment and Training Issue No. 3 

    Escutia, Martha M.; NCLR (NCLR, 1984-07-06)
    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. 4 

    Escutia, Martha M.; NCLR (NCLR, 1984-11-02)
    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).
  • The Bilingual Education Act of 1984: Community Involvement in Policy Development 

    NCLR (NCLR, 1984-11-05)
    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 ...
  • Neighborhood Development Demonstration Act 

    NCLR (NCLR, 1985-01)
    Everything you need to know about the Neighborhood Development Demonstration Act (NDDA).
  • Employment and Training Issue No. 5 

    Escutia, Marta M.; NCLR (NCLR, 1985-02-01)
    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. 7 

    NCLR; Prieto, Margarita M. (NCLR, 1986-11-03)
    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 ...
  • Legalization: S.2222, The Immigration Control and Reform Act of 1982 

    NCLR; Garza, Francisco (NCLR, 1987-01)
    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 ...
  • The Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Balanced Budget Law 

    NCLR (NCLR, 1987-01)
    The truth about the Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Budget Law enacted in December 1985.
  • HIV/AIDS Fact Sheet: Farmworkers and HIV 

    NCLR; Beadle de Palomo, Frank (NCLR, 1992-06)
    Hispanic farmworkers are at increased risk for contracting HIV and other STDs. This brief covers how Inadequate health knowledge, poor accessibility to health care, a mobile lifestyle, limited case findings and follow-up, ...