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The First Gen Movement

Over the past decade many elite colleges have taken great strides to admit low-income students, but there are unanticipated financial and cultural barriers to fitting in on campus that can’t easily be solved by merely giving students a foot in the door. Questions of class differences have spurred a nationwide movement of “first generation” student clubs on college campuses.

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    Saving a Women’s College from Closure

    Last month the board of Sweet Briar College announced that the school will shut its doors at the end of this term, due to financial difficulties. The announcement was made abruptly, sending the campus community into a state of shock... and then activism.
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    The End of College or the University of Everywhere

    When education policy wonk Kevin Carey looks into the future, he sees the end of traditional colleges and universities and he says that's a good thing.

American RadioWorks |
Image: Harvard First Generation Student Union Facebook Page.

The First Gen Movement

Over the past decade many elite colleges have taken great strides to admit low-income students, but there are unanticipated financial and cultural barriers to fitting in on campus that can’t easily be solved by merely giving students a foot in the door. Questions of class differences have spurred a nationwide movement of “first generation” student clubs on college campuses.

Recent Posts

  • 04.15.15

    The Lost Children of Katrina

    In the year following Hurricane Katrina, 30 percent of displaced children were either not enrolled in school or not attending regularly. Today, Louisiana has the nation’s highest rate of young adults who are neither in school nor working. And researchers are starting to ask: could the widespread gaps in schooling after Katrina be the reason?
  • 04.08.15

    Saving a Women’s College from Closure

    Last month the board of Sweet Briar College announced that the school will shut its doors at the end of this term, due to financial difficulties. The announcement was made abruptly, sending the campus community into a state of shock... and then activism.
  • 04.01.15

    The Future of College

    Kevin Carey's book "The End of College" is stirring up debate in higher ed circles. This week, a response to the book by a critic.
  • 03.25.15

    The End of College or the University of Everywhere

    When education policy wonk Kevin Carey looks into the future, he sees the end of traditional colleges and universities and he says that's a good thing.

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Jewish Community Relations Council of New York, Inc. - $51,063.43 spent on 10 trips
81.5% spent on Democratic Party
0.0% spent on Independent Party
18.5% spent on Republican Party

ENGEL, ELIOT - Democratic Party
August 17, 2003 - August 22, 2003 (6 days)
London, England - Israel
Purpose - Participate in meetings with elected and community leaders
Total Cost - $7,441.20

MEEKS, GREGORY W - Democratic Party
August 17, 2003 - August 22, 2003 (6 days)
Israel
Purpose - Fact-finding
Total Cost - $4,596.90

NADLER, JERROLD LEWIS - Democratic Party
January 8, 2001 - January 12, 2001 (5 days)
Israel
Co-sponsor(s): United Jewish Appeal
Purpose - Fact finding
Total Cost - $3,320.00

WEINER, ANTHONY D - Democratic Party
August 17, 2003 - August 22, 2003 (6 days)
Tel Aviv, Israel
Purpose - fact-finding
Total Cost - $4,510.90

MIKULSKI, BARBARA - Democratic Party
February 8, 2003 - February 9, 2003 (2 days)
New York, NY
Purpose - To give a speech
Total Cost - $337.54

CLINTON, HILLARY RODHAM - Democratic Party
February 22, 2002 - February 24, 2002 (3 days)
Israel
Purpose - fact-finding travel
Total Cost - $3,392.89

SCHUMER, CHARLES E - Democratic Party
July 7, 2001 - July 10, 2001 (4 days)
Israel
Purpose - Meetings with Israeli leaders
Total Cost - $12,198.00

CAPUANO, MICHAEL EVERETT - Democratic Party
January 9, 2005 - January 18, 2005 (10 days)
Israel
Purpose - Educational
Total Cost - $5,810.40

KLINE, JOHN P - Republican Party
January 11, 2004 - January 16, 2004 (6 days)
Tel Aviv, Israel
Purpose - Meetings with foreign leaders, fact-finding missions
Total Cost - $4,727.80

KENNEDY, MARK RAYMOND - Republican Party
January 11, 2004 - January 15, 2004 (5 days)
Israel
Purpose - Fact finding - learning viable information regarding homeland security, international relations, US - Israel relations
Total Cost - $4,727.80

American RadioWorks |
Image: Harvard First Generation Student Union Facebook Page.

The First Gen Movement

Over the past decade many elite colleges have taken great strides to admit low-income students, but there are unanticipated financial and cultural barriers to fitting in on campus that can’t easily be solved by merely giving students a foot in the door. Questions of class differences have spurred a nationwide movement of “first generation” student clubs on college campuses.

Recent Posts

  • 04.15.15

    The Lost Children of Katrina

    In the year following Hurricane Katrina, 30 percent of displaced children were either not enrolled in school or not attending regularly. Today, Louisiana has the nation’s highest rate of young adults who are neither in school nor working. And researchers are starting to ask: could the widespread gaps in schooling after Katrina be the reason?
  • 04.08.15

    Saving a Women’s College from Closure

    Last month the board of Sweet Briar College announced that the school will shut its doors at the end of this term, due to financial difficulties. The announcement was made abruptly, sending the campus community into a state of shock... and then activism.
  • 04.01.15

    The Future of College

    Kevin Carey's book "The End of College" is stirring up debate in higher ed circles. This week, a response to the book by a critic.
  • 03.25.15

    The End of College or the University of Everywhere

    When education policy wonk Kevin Carey looks into the future, he sees the end of traditional colleges and universities and he says that's a good thing.