College & Workforce Readiness Video

Following Up on a First-Generation College-Goer

December 7, 2016 2:50

A year ago, Ayat Husseini’s dreams of going away to college looked like they were evaporating. Her parents, an immigrant couple from Lebanon, had cultural objections and fears about her leaving her home in New York City. This fall, Education Week checked back on Ayat, now happily ensconced on a leafy green college campus in Pennsylvania.

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