For a Better Life: Cristina's Story
For a Better Life highlights the stories of our public schools as they educate immigrant and refugee families who are overcoming obstacles on their path to a better life.
2016 // 2:54
- Immigrant and Refugee Education
Spend a few moments with Cristina and her short story will reveal a glimpse into her reality, supporting 11 young grandchildren through school. It demonstrates the differences between life in Nebraska and life in remote areas of Mexico and it becomes an aid to visualizing some of the surface differences in education in each place. For newcomer students in Nebraska today, it may be possible for them to relate to some of what’s seen in Cristina’s story.