19 minutes | Jun 20, 2019

1: The Intergenerational Transmission of Hope

At first glance, Firebaugh doesn’t seem to have much going for it as a small, agricultural community in the fifth poorest region in America. Yet somehow 97% of students in this primarily immigrant town graduate high school and 77% head to college. In the inaugural episode of Zip Code Economies, we discover the recipe for this success at Firebaugh High School.   Interviewees: Luis Sanchez Luis Linares Russell Freitas Cynthia Best Organizations: Firebaugh High School
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