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¡Avanza! advances into high schools, attempting to cross generation gap
In the 1990s, large groups of Native Mexican families came to Oregon with an average of fifth to sixth grade educations. Twenty years later, their children are preparing to go to college without the “familial knowledge” other students have, according to Willan Cervantes, director of Central Oregon Community College’s ¡Avanza! program. Cervantes’ thesis dealt with …