ERIC Number: ED404406
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996-Dec
Asian American Students At Risk: A Literature Review. Report No. 8.
This literature review assesses the state-of-the-art in research on Asian American students in public schools who are at risk of academic failure. Risk factors examined are language background, ability, history of schooling, timing and reasons for coming to the United States, emotional trauma and vulnerability, ethnic group affiliation, identity, motivation, and sense of self-efficacy. Interventions are examined that are designed exclusively for Asian American students or include Asian American participants. The review does not focus on high-achieving students and generally does not deal with Japanese American and Asian Indian students, who are not, as a group, at risk of school failure. The review consists of seven sections: (1) "Introduction"; (2) "Background Information on Asian Americans"; (3) "Asian American Students in the Public Schools"; (4) "Factors that Place Asian American Students at Risk"; (5) "Intervention"; (6) "An Assessment of the Literature"; and (7) "Conclusion." (Contains 264 references.) (SLD)
Publication Type: Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Center for Research on the Education of Students Placed At Risk, Baltimore, MD.