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Cherng, Hua-Yu Sebastian; Davis, Laura A. – Journal of Teacher Education, 2019
Five decades of rhetoric and reform in teacher education underscore the importance of multicultural education in preparing teachers to meet the needs of all students. State and national policy initiatives targeting multicultural education build on two assumptions: first, that preservice teachers lack the multicultural awareness to function as…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Educational Change, Preservice Teacher Education, Cultural Awareness
Schmidt, Erik P. – US Census Bureau, 2018
Education is highly valued in the United States as a means to acquire skills and experience that allow individuals to realize greater earnings over the course of their working lives. The value placed on education is evidenced by the fact that 89 percent of people 25 years and older have completed high school, and 60 percent have studied beyond the…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Enrollment, Economic Climate, Unemployment
von Spakovsky, Hans A. – Heritage Foundation, 2018
More than 50 years after the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, recent studies, complaints filed with the U.S. Department of Education, and lawsuits filed against Harvard University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill reveal that many academic institutions are engaging in blatant racial discrimination by gaming the system,…
Descriptors: Racial Discrimination, Higher Education, Selective Admission, Civil Rights Legislation
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Stevens, Courtney; Liu, Cindy H.; Chen, Justin A. – Journal of American College Health, 2018
Objective and Participants: Using data from 69,722 US undergraduates participating in the spring 2015 National College Health Assessment, we examine racial/ethnic differences in students' experience of discrimination. Method: Logistic regression predicted the experience of discrimination and its reported negative effect on academics. Additional…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Racial Differences, Ethnicity, Racial Discrimination
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McGee, Ebony – AERA Open, 2018
Asians are typically situated at the top of the STEM educational and career hierarchy and enjoy a host of material benefits as a result. Thus, their STEM lives are often considered problem-free. This article describes the role of race-based stereotypes in shaping the experiences of high-achieving Black and Asian STEM college students. Their…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Ethnic Stereotypes, STEM Education, African American Students
National Student Clearinghouse, 2018
Of all students who started college in fall 2016, 73.9 percent persisted at any U.S. institution in fall 2017, while 61.6 percent were retained at their starting institution. The persistence rate is the percentage of students who return to college at any institution for their second year, while the retention rate is the percentage of students who…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Academic Persistence, School Holding Power, Educational Trends
ACT, Inc., 2018
This report looks at the progress of the ACT®-tested 2018 U.S. high school graduating class relative to college and career readiness. The data in this report are based on more than 1.9 million graduates--55% of the students in the 2018 national graduating class--who took the ACT at some time from grade 10 to 12. The ACT was taken by the majority…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Career Readiness, High School Graduates, College Entrance Examinations
Shapiro, Doug; Dundar, Afet; Huie, Faye; Wakhungu, Phoebe Khasiala; Bhimdiwali, Ayesha; Nathan, Angel; Youngsik, Hwang – National Student Clearinghouse, 2018
This report is the third in the series of reports that examine national postsecondary student transfer pathways and patterns. Whereas the last two reports focused on the fall 2006 and fall 2008 cohorts, this specific report focuses on the cohort of students who started postsecondary education in fall 2011. Previous transfer and mobility reports…
Descriptors: Student Mobility, College Transfer Students, Racial Differences, Ethnicity
Maryland Higher Education Commission, 2018
This report presents an annual update on retention, graduation, and transfer activity for students entering Maryland community college as first-time, full-time students, including trend data beginning in 1995. Data presented include student outcomes two, three, and four years after initial enrollment. The first section of this report includes an…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, School Holding Power, Graduation Rate, Transfer Rates (College)
Stokes, Hannah La Shell – ProQuest LLC, 2018
To date, there has not been research that disaggregates the experiences of Asian American and international Asian college students seeking psychotherapy in college campus settings. We examined archival data collected over the course of a 17-year period that focused on experiences of Asian American, international Asian, and European American…
Descriptors: School Counseling, Psychotherapy, College Students, Asian American Students
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Jang, Sung Tae – American Educational Research Journal, 2018
Based on the framework of critical quantitative intersectionality, the purpose of this study is to examine the multifaceted impacts of Southeast Asian female students' race or ethnicity, gender, and socioeconomic status on math achievement score and intention to enter higher education. This study found that math achievement scores of Southeast…
Descriptors: Females, Racial Differences, Ethnicity, Gender Differences
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Guglielmi, R. Sergio; Brekke, Nancy – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2018
Math proficiency is a strong predictor of postsecondary attainment, yet cross-national comparative assessments show that U.S. students consistently score below many of their peers, especially those in East Asia. Similar math achievement disparities exist across ethnic/racial groups within the U.S., where Asian American students routinely…
Descriptors: Mathematics Achievement, Educational Attainment, Postsecondary Education, Predictor Variables
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Jha, Nandan Kumar; Stearns, Elizabeth M. – Research in Higher Education, 2018
Post-secondary educational attainment is an increasingly important prerequisite to many valued outcomes. This paper examines the association of racially-specific high school course of study with student's postsecondary educational attainment using ELS 2002-2012 and a comprehensive measure of course intensity derived from students' patterns of…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Educational Attainment, Race, High School Students
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Museus, Samuel D.; Yi, Varaxy; Saelua, Natasha – Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 2018
Low persistence and degree completion rates continue to plague higher education, and students of color persist at even lower rates than their White peers. Research has linked greater sense of belonging in college to increased intentions to persist to graduation. However, research on how culturally relevant and responsive campus environments…
Descriptors: Campuses, College Environment, Sense of Community, Student College Relationship
Garces, Liliana M.; Poon, OiYan – Civil Rights Project - Proyecto Derechos Civiles, 2018
Over the last few years, even as the U.S. Supreme Court was considering the constitutionality of race-conscious policies in postsecondary admissions in "Fisher v. University of Texas" (2016), a new wave of attacks in the conservative agenda to dismantle affirmative action (as the policy is more commonly called) emerged. First, in 2014…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, College Admission, Educational Policy, Race
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