School-to-work transitions and wage outcomes of Texas populations from colonias and model subdivisions

Grant Type: doctoral

Grant Year: 2015

Grant Amount: $15,000

Grant description:

This project will study the school-to-work transitions and subsequent earnings of Texas high school students. This project will focus on some of Texas’ most socially and economically excluded populations—those living in substandard housing settlements found in unincorporated areas outside Texas border cities. This research will shed light on the efficacy of potential education and workforce interventions to assist impoverished student populations.

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