For Child of Migrant Workers, Education Is Redemption

San Antonio Current | August 19, 2004
Daniel Ramos, who recently earned his GED through Palo Alto College's high school equivalency program for migrant workers and their children, puts a face on the sobering statistics: According to a Migrant Attrition Project Study conducted for the U.S. Department of Education, children of migrant workers have just an 11 percent chance of entering their senior year in high school, compared to 80 percent of non-migrant students.

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