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Make college a family matter

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Want to boost the number of low-income Hispanic students who graduate from high school and go on to college? Then find a way to get their parents on board first.

I just watched “The Graduates,” PBS’ two-part special in English and Spanish on the many roots of the Latino high school dropout crisis. Of all the issues discussed, the one that seems most intractable is students’ sense of responsibility to their struggling families.

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