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Do Immigrant Minority Parents Have More Consistent College Aspirations for Their Children?

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  • Elizabeth Raleigh
  • Grace Kao

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Educational aspirations are an important predictor of eventual attainment. We examine if immigrant parents have higher aspirations for their children compared to native-born parents and whether they are more likely to maintain high aspirations over time. Copyright (c) 2010 by the Southwestern Social Science Association.

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  • Elizabeth Raleigh & Grace Kao, 2010. "Do Immigrant Minority Parents Have More Consistent College Aspirations for Their Children?," Social Science Quarterly, Southwestern Social Science Association, vol. 91(4), pages 1083-1102.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:socsci:v:91:y:2010:i:4:p:1083-1102
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    1. John R. Reynolds & Jennifer Pemberton, 2001. "Rising College Expectations among Youth in the United States: A Comparison of the 1979 and 1997 NLSY," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 36(4), pages 703-726.
    2. Richard Alba & John Logan & Amy Lutz & Brian Stults, 2002. "Only English by the third generation? Loss and preservation of the mother tongue among the grandchildren of contemporary immigrants," Demography, Springer;Population Association of America (PAA), vol. 39(3), pages 467-484, August.
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    1. Krista Perreira & Lisa Spees, 2015. "Foiled Aspirations: The Influence of Unauthorized Status on the Educational Expectations of Latino Immigrant Youth," Population Research and Policy Review, Springer;Southern Demographic Association (SDA), vol. 34(5), pages 641-664, October.
    2. repec:kap:jfamec:v:38:y:2017:i:3:d:10.1007_s10834-017-9537-4 is not listed on IDEAS
    3. repec:dem:demres:v:38:y:2018:i:23 is not listed on IDEAS
    4. Dylan Conger, 2015. "Foreign-born Peers and Academic Performance," Demography, Springer;Population Association of America (PAA), vol. 52(2), pages 569-592, April.
    5. Molly Dondero & Melissa Humphries, 2016. "Planning for the American Dream: The College-Savings Behavior of Asian and Latino Foreign-Born Parents in the United States," Population Research and Policy Review, Springer;Southern Demographic Association (SDA), vol. 35(6), pages 791-823, December.

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