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US Department of Justice, 2021
On May 10, 2021, the Civil Rights Division (the Division) of the U.S. Department of Justice and the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of Education jointly issued an updated resource for students and families on confronting COVID-19 related bullying and harassment against Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) students. The…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Bullying, Racial Bias
Chang, I. Joyce; Pettit, Rebecca W.; Kennedy, Gregory – Online Submission, 2004
Children's nighttime fears, such as monsters in the closet, have been a common issue for the American. In children's cognitive development, vivid imagination has been recognized as a cause of fear, but not all children around the globe share this common experience. This qualitative, exploratory study examined the relationship between parent-child…
Descriptors: Child Development, Sleep, Cultural Differences, Asian Americans
Schlachter, Gail Ann; Weber, R. David – 1997
This directory contains information on programs open primarily or exclusively to Asian Americans including scholarships, fellowships, loans, grants, awards, internships, state sources of educational benefits, and general financial aid directories for minorities. The directory is divided into six sections. Within sections, each entry lists program…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Asian Americans, Awards, Eligibility
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Anguiano, Ruben Patricio Viramontez – Journal of Family Issues, 2004
This study examined European American, Latino, Asian American, and Native American parental involvement and their children's high school completion. An examination of how different family structures have an influence on a student's education was conducted. This study used the National Education Longitudinal Study (NELS) of 1988 and utilized a…
Descriptors: Social Capital, Parent School Relationship, Asian American Students, Parent Participation
Office of National Drug Control Policy, Washington, DC. – 2002
This brochure is aimed at helping Asian American and Pacific Islander adults communicate with young people about the consequences of inhalant abuse. The booklet addresses the issue of preventing youth substance abuse as part of balancing traditional values with American culture. Also explained are symptoms of inhalant use, common names and, most…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Drug Education, Inhalants, Pacific Americans
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Jor'dan, Jamilah R. – PTA Today, 1990
Parent Teacher Associations can promote acceptance and appreciation of cultural differences by commemorating ethnic observances. Background information and suggested activities are presented for Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday; Chinese New Year and Tet; Black History Month; Pan American Day; Cinco de Mayo; Asian-Pacific American Heritage Week;…
Descriptors: Cultural Activities, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Elementary Secondary Education
Rudman, Masha Kabakow – 1984
As a reference guide to selection of children's books, this book considers the appropriateness of such books for bibliotherapy as well as issues of a societal and developmental nature. Each of the book's chapters contains an introduction to an issue, a section relating particular books to the topic, suggestions for activities that teachers or…
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Adolescents, Annotated Bibliographies, Bibliotherapy
Reglin, Gary L. – 1993
This book is designed to provide parents and educators with a set of innovative strategies effective in getting low socioeconomic status (SES) and African-American families meaningfully involved in the educational process of their children, thus motivating the children to achieve and behave better in school. Chapter 1 discusses the need for…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Blacks, Early Childhood Education, Educational Attitudes
This reference guide contains a descriptive critique of each of more than 900 images of paintings and drawings presented in "The Shorewood Collection." This guide is intended to be used as a reference tool in conjunction with Shorewood's art educational programs, which range from grade levels K through 12. Master works from major epochs in the…
Descriptors: Art, Art Criticism, Art Education, Art History
Coffey, Rosemary K.; Howard, Elizabeth F. – 1997
Intended for use with grades 5-12, this book offers 201 titles of carefully selected novels as an antidote to students' laments about history being boring--good historical fiction that animates the data found in textbooks. The book is an expanded and updated edition of an earlier publication and includes 86 new titles, as well as 40 titles…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Curriculum Enrichment, Instructional Effectiveness, Intermediate Grades
Adler, Bill, Jr. – 1995
Designed to help parents tell and retell their children's favorite fairy tales and stories, this collection condenses dozens of plots and lists characters, so that the parent can make a tale as long or as short as a sleepy child needs, personalize the story, and convey the true wonder of the originals through the spoken voice. The 64 tales in the…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Narration, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Role
Daugherty, Dorothy, Ed.; Stanhope, Victoria, Ed. – 1998
Ideas for schools to support tolerance and celebrate student diversity are presented in this volume of reprinted articles. Titles include: (1) "One of Us, One of Them: Lessons in Diversity for a School Psychologist" (M. M. Chittooran); (2) "The Tolerance-in-Action Campaign" (H. M. Knoff); (3) "Immigrant Parents and the…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Adolescents, Children, Cultural Pluralism
This document is a catalog of fine art reproductions that can be purchased from a commercial vendor for educational and other uses. It contains more than 900 images of paintings and drawings from major epochs in the history of Western art. A selection of Asian, African, and American Indian art exemplars are also included. The color images, shown…
Descriptors: Art, Art Education, Art History, Artists
Renfroe, William – 1983
This report of the number and percentage of senior high school students who left school before graduating found that: (1) 7% of the fall 1981 high school enrollment left before the end of the 1981-1982 school year; (2) leavers accounted for 6% from regular high schools enrollment, 51% from continuation high schools, and 7% from other high schools;…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Continuation Students, Dropout Characteristics, Dropout Rate
Los Angeles County Commission on Human Relations, CA. – 1987
This curriculum guide is intended as a resource for persons who work toward changing attitudes and overcoming prejudices and offers resources for addressing "blindspots," areas of stereotyping and prejudice of which one may be unaware. The material, current as of April 1987, is drawn from educational, psychological, and ecumenical sources, among…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Attitude Change, Audiovisual Aids, Curriculum Guides
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