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Ascher, Carol – Equity and Choice, 1990
Southeast Asian refugee youth in the United States must contend with significant cultural differences and long-term adjustment stress. While struggling to develop an adult identity, these adolescents must also work through the trauma of being refugees, adapting to a new culture without relinquishing the heritage fundamental to their development.…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Acculturation, Adjustment (to Environment), Adolescents
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Ascher, Carol – Urban Review, 1986
Presents an overview of research on blacks in private schools. Describes which black families send children to private schools, and why; availability of financial assistance; black student achievement in private schools; the quality of education offered to blacks at private schools; and the impact of private schooling on students' racial identity.…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Black Students, Elementary Secondary Education, Family Role