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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 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.
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 ...
Update on the New Federalism
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 ...
High School Equivalency Program and College Assistance Migrant Program
Fact sheet providing background information about the High School Equivalency and College Assistance Migrant Programs.
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 ...
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.
Title I Migrant Education Program
Fact sheet providing background information about the Title I Migrant Education Program.
Employment and Training Legislation
Fact sheet covering the current legislative authority for employment and training programs under the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) expiring in September, 1982.