Mario Lozoya, with Toyota Texas, whose plant is located in San Antonio, told the Senate Public Education Committee on Tuesday that the plant is "the high tech" manufacturing facility in South Texas. That's why he regularly visits Central Texas high schools to make sure students are being trained to meet the plant’s job skill requirements.
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But he said that on many occasions, those expectations are not being met.
"It pains me when I go into a bay in Career Technology Automotive and there’s a '73 Chevy, with the instructor teaching ...