Date of Award
Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Dr. Jose R. Hinojosa
Dr. Theo Edwin Maloy
Dr. Gary Tschoepe
This project examines the benefits of Educational and/or Job Training under the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) Title II-A and Title II-C programs for Colonia residents in Hidalgo County. The design will be a pretest-posttest non-randomized experiment, conducted by the County of Hidalgo Office of Employment and Training (CHOET). This paper will present the background of the study, describe the methodology, present facts about the living standards of the colonias within Hidalgo County, the procedures of the project, and the measurement of the project impacts.
University of Texas-Pan American