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Understanding Students' Parental Education Beyond First-Generation Status

  • Author(s): Lee, Jenny J;
  • Sax, Linda J;
  • Kim, Karen A;
  • Hagedorn, Linda S
  • et al.
Abstract

The goal of this study is to explore and compare the experiences and views that community college students face across multiple levels of parental education. The findings demonstrate significant differences across five different parental education levels, arguing that future research ought to expand current notions of parental education beyond a binary comparison (having a college educated parent or not).

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