A Story Narrative of a Child Farmworker: College Access for Hispanic Students
Growing up as a child of migrant farmworkers in Washington state’s Yakima Valley, you learn quickly that your place is in the field, not at the front of the class. At least, that is the unspoken narrative that has been passed down by generations. This attitude is one of the reasons the children of migrant farmworkers have the highest dropout rate of any group in the country. According to the National Farm Worker Ministry, 45 to 60 % of these children drop out of school. Only 10% of them finish high school.
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