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ERIC Number: EJ1159201
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Dec
Pages: 29
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0042-0859
Effects of Different-Race Exposure in School and Neighborhood on the Reading Achievement of Hmong Students in the United States
Lee, Moosung; Lam, Beatrice Oi-Yeung; Madyun, Na'im
Urban Education, v52 n10 p1255-1283 Dec 2017
Based on analyses of 1,622 Hmong adolescents in a large urban school district, we illuminate a positive association between school different-race exposure and Hmong limited English proficient students' reading achievement. However, we also note a negative association of neighborhood different-race exposure with Hmong students from low socioeconomic status (SES) backgrounds. These findings suggest that even if school different-race exposure opportunities are developed through racially diverse schools, this does not necessarily lead to desirable interracial social ties between Hmong students and mainstream English-speaking students. Rather, Hmong students from low SES backgrounds are more likely to benefit academically when they reside in predominantly Hmong neighborhoods.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Grade 7
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Minnesota (Saint Paul)
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Metropolitan Achievement Tests
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