ERIC Number: EJ484399
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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Taking No Chances: A Profile of a Chinese-American Family's Support for School Success.
Equity and Choice, v10 n2 p23-32 Win 1994
Shows how a working class Chinese-American family prepares its only child for school success. This bilingual child of immigrants is successful academically and socially. The importance of high family expectations and the goal directedness of the parents is emphasized, as is the ambivalence the parents feel toward school. (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Bilingual Students, Chinese Americans, Cultural Differences, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Expectation, Extended Family, Family Influence, Immigrants, Parent Attitudes, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Influence, Profiles, Student Motivation, Success, Working Class
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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Note: Theme issue titled ""Race-Ethnicity-Family-Community-Student Success."