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2013-05-30 12:12:30

UCI-led study finds two-year difference in educational attainment of next generation Mexican American mothers´ formal immigration status influences the educational achievement of their children and even their grandchildren, according to a new study led by a UC Irvine sociologist. Researchers found — based on a large“scale survey of young, second“generation Mexican American adults in Los Angeles — that those whose mothers were authorized...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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