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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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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

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    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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Senators:

CLINTON, HILLARY RODHAM
Total Cost: $63,080.74
Rank: 85 (out of 638)

SCHUMER, CHARLES E
Total Cost: $20,803.68
Rank: 295 (out of 638)

MOYNIHAN, DANIEL PATRICK
Total Cost: $2,550.84
Rank: 545 (out of 638)

Total spent on senators:
$86,435.26

Representatives:

HINCHEY, MAURICE D
Total Cost: $148,781.54
Rank: 13 (out of 638)

MEEKS, GREGORY W
Total Cost: $147,691.95
Rank: 16 (out of 638)

CROWLEY, JOSEPH
Total Cost: $93,819.29
Rank: 41 (out of 638)

ENGEL, ELIOT
Total Cost: $89,635.10
Rank: 47 (out of 638)

LOWEY, NITA M
Total Cost: $68,390.25
Rank: 76 (out of 638)

ISRAEL, STEVE
Total Cost: $63,967.48
Rank: 83 (out of 638)

HOUGHTON, AMORY JR
Total Cost: $44,539.43
Rank: 142 (out of 638)

REYNOLDS, THOMAS M
Total Cost: $42,994.78
Rank: 154 (out of 638)

NADLER, JERROLD LEWIS
Total Cost: $35,858.15
Rank: 180 (out of 638)

KELLY, SUE W
Total Cost: $34,815.63
Rank: 187 (out of 638)

ACKERMAN, GARY L
Total Cost: $33,243.44
Rank: 195 (out of 638)

QUINN, JACK
Total Cost: $30,812.36
Rank: 215 (out of 638)

LAFALCE, JOHN J
Total Cost: $27,301.66
Rank: 239 (out of 638)

MALONEY, CAROLYN B
Total Cost: $26,999.58
Rank: 240 (out of 638)

WEINER, ANTHONY D
Total Cost: $26,891.01
Rank: 243 (out of 638)

OWENS, MAJOR ROBERT
Total Cost: $25,049.02
Rank: 260 (out of 638)

RANGEL, CHARLES B
Total Cost: $19,826.00
Rank: 303 (out of 638)

GILMAN, BENJAMIN A
Total Cost: $19,047.84
Rank: 316 (out of 638)

KUHL, JOHN R JR
Total Cost: $16,757.64
Rank: 340 (out of 638)

SWEENEY, JOHN E
Total Cost: $14,529.49
Rank: 370 (out of 638)

MCHUGH, JOHN M
Total Cost: $14,427.36
Rank: 373 (out of 638)

MCCARTHY, CAROLYN
Total Cost: $14,098.32
Rank: 381 (out of 638)

KING, PETER
Total Cost: $10,894.45
Rank: 420 (out of 638)

SLAUGHTER, LOUISE M
Total Cost: $10,290.54
Rank: 427 (out of 638)

FOSSELLA, VITO MR
Total Cost: $10,237.73
Rank: 429 (out of 638)

LAZIO, RICK
Total Cost: $8,224.00
Rank: 454 (out of 638)

MCNULTY, MICHAEL R
Total Cost: $7,641.05
Rank: 463 (out of 638)

TOWNS, EDOLPHUS
Total Cost: $4,362.52
Rank: 511 (out of 638)

VELAZQUEZ, NYDIA M
Total Cost: $2,051.74
Rank: 563 (out of 638)

GRUCCI, FELIX J JR
Total Cost: $1,577.40
Rank: 581 (out of 638)

HIGGINS, BRIAN M
Total Cost: $1,169.03
Rank: 592 (out of 638)

FORBES, MICHAEL
Total Cost: $764.00
Rank: 608 (out of 638)

BOEHLERT, SHERWOOD
Total Cost: $553.33
Rank: 615 (out of 638)

Total spent on representatives:
$1,097,243.11

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.