ERIC Number: ED211644
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
The Education of Asian-American and Pacific-American Children and Youth. ERIC/CUE Urban Diversity Series, Number 76.
ERIC Clearinghouse on Urban Education, New York, NY.
This collection of essays examines the issues which affect the educational, social, and economic status of Asian Americans and Pacific Americans. The first paper by Florence Yoshiwara discusses the historical experiences and demographic characteristics of Japanese Americans, economic and educational stereotypes, and various multicultural and area studies programs. A concluding section suggests the need for bilingual/bicultural programs and discusses Asian American studies programs at the secondary and university levels. The second paper by Kenyon Chan presents on overview of the educational progress of Chinese Americans, focusing on demographic, cultural and learning characteristics. In the third paper by Bok-Lim Kim, the future of Korean American children and youth is discussed in terms of marginality, biculturality and the role of the American public school. Educational needs and attitude assessment of parents and teachers are examined. Federico Marcaranas' paper examines the socioeconomic issues affecting Filipino Americans. Appendices include information on number of persons of Filipino origin in the United States by place of birth and language characteristics, social indicators of equity in education for Asian Americans, and an outline of educational needs and recommendations. The remaining papers by Vuong G. Thuy and Bella Zi Bell discuss the current status and educational needs of Indochinese and Hawaiians respectively. Each paper includes a bibliography. (JCD)
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Chinese Americans, Economic Factors, Educational Opportunities, Educational Status Comparison, Elementary Secondary Education, Filipino Americans, Hawaiians, Higher Education, Indochinese, Japanese Americans, Korean Americans, Minority Groups, Multicultural Education, Needs Assessment, Racial Bias, Social Indicators, Social Mobility, Socioeconomic Status, Stereotypes, United States History
Publication Type: ERIC Publications; Collected Works - General; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Urban Education, New York, NY.