The Lower Rio Grande Valley: Are Education and Job Training Opportunities Shrinking the Labor Force?

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The purpose of this research project is to examine the educational and job-training opportunities offered in the Lower Rio Grande Valley, and how the skills acquired from these programs assimilate with the job opportunities available in the area. Specifically, we will look at the counties of Cameron, Hidalgo, Starr, and Willacy. The central hypothesis of this project is that the Rio Grande Valley in its efforts for a more highly trained workforce may actually be enabling its workforce to seek better employment opportunities in other areas.

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Foster, Jodie Randall May 2000.

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The purpose of this research project is to examine the educational and job-training opportunities offered in the Lower Rio Grande Valley, and how the skills acquired from these programs assimilate with the job opportunities available in the area. Specifically, we will look at the counties of Cameron, Hidalgo, Starr, and Willacy. The central hypothesis of this project is that the Rio Grande Valley in its efforts for a more highly trained workforce may actually be enabling its workforce to seek better employment opportunities in other areas.

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Foster, Jodie Randall. The Lower Rio Grande Valley: Are Education and Job Training Opportunities Shrinking the Labor Force?, thesis, May 2000; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc2471/: accessed July 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .