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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
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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
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
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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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Blankenberger, Bob; Lichtenberger, Eric; Witt, M. Allison; Franklin, Doug – Education and Urban Society, 2017
Illinois education policymakers have adopted the completion agenda that emphasizes increasing postsecondary credential attainment. Meeting completion agenda goals necessitates addressing the achievement gap. To aid in developing policy to support improved completion, this study analyzes a comprehensive statewide dataset of the 2003 Illinois high…
Descriptors: Student Diversity, Postsecondary Education, Achievement Gap, Graduation
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Yuan, Shu; Weiser, Dana A.; Fischer, Judith L. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2016
Parent-child relationships play an important role in successful academic outcomes. Previous research suggests that the association between parent-child relationships and offspring's academic achievement may be mediated by offspring's self-efficacy levels, although these relationships are not fully understood. Furthermore, the association between…
Descriptors: College Students, White Students, Asian American Students, Self Efficacy
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Cuellar, Marcela; Johnson-Ahorlu, Robin Nicole – Community College Review, 2016
Objective: Despite the growing representation of Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs) among community colleges, relatively little is known about student perceptions of the campus climate at these institutions. Although perceptions of campus climate may differ by race and adversely affect students of color, most research has been conducted at…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Environment, Student Attitudes, Racial Bias
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Palacios, Angelica M. G.; Wood, J. Luke – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2016
The spread of online courses and programs in community colleges across the nation has contributed to a redefinition of open-access education. Accordingly, the growth in online courses has drawn attention to the value of different instructional modalities, particularly with regard to their effectiveness in learning, retention, and success. As a…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Students, African American Students, Males
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Musu-Gillette, Lauren; Robinson, Jennifer; McFarland, Joel; KewalRamani, Angelina; Zhang, Anlan; Wilkinson-Flicker, Sidney – National Center for Education Statistics, 2016
"Status and Trends in the Education of Racial and Ethnic Groups" examines the educational progress and challenges students face in the United States by race/ethnicity. This report shows that, over time, students in the racial/ethnic groups of White, Black, Hispanic, Asian, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, American Indian/Alaska…
Descriptors: Ethnic Groups, Racial Differences, Barriers, White Students
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