Study: First generation immigrant children do better in school than US-born kids by Claudia Rinaldi, Ph.D. September 12, 2012 Claudia Rinaldi, Ph.D. Claudia is the Endowed Joan Wieler Arno 49 Professor at… What a great article on the outcomes of Latinos in our nation. This researcher from John Hopkins University shares that when looking at children over time, first generations immigrant children outperform US born students. Read more …http://nbclatino.com/2012/09/11/study-first-generation-immigrant-children-do-better-in-school-than-us-born-kids/ Claudia Rinaldi, Ph.D. Claudia is the Endowed Joan Wieler Arno 49 Professor at Lasell University. She is currently a full professor of education and chair of the Education Program. Claudia has been a teacher, researcher, consultant, and professor of special education.