When Jennine Capó Crucet was a college freshman, her parents stayed for her entire orientation. It wasn’t because they especially wanted to; they just didn’t know what they were meant to do. As a first-generation college student, Crucet was not…
By PBS NewsHour
Colleges are working harder to provide summer experiences for top high school students who may be the first in their families to attend college.
By Catherine Gewertz, Education Week
As one group of Asians who don’t go to college in large numbers, the Hmong help illustrate the complex changing demographics of students arriving at American universities and colleges: increasingly nonwhite, low-income, and first-generation.
By Matt Krupnick, The Hechinger Report
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