First in My Family: Supporting First-Generation College Students

These are the stories of several first-generation college students and graduates, and this video explores their challenges, sources of support, and recommendations for policymakers. With a third of all incoming college freshmen being first-generation, telling their stories and informing stakeholders is more important than ever. Author(s):¬†American Youth Policy Forum Publication Date: 2016 Topic(s):¬†College Access, Higher/Postsecondary […]

Bringing Attendance Home: Parent Video

In this new resource from Attendance Works, a variety of parents speak about the importance of school attendance and making sure absences don’t add up. This video offers practical, every day steps parents can take to help their children attend school and highlights ways schools and communities can help reduce barriers to attendance. Be sure […]

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