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Byon, Anna – Institute for Higher Education Policy, 2020
Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities are growing at a faster rate than any other racial group in the United States. The opportunity to address significant inequities impacting this community is hiding in our country's postsecondary data. Collections of data at the U.S. Department of Education and our institutions of higher…
Descriptors: Federal Government, Data Collection, Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders
Rong, Xue Lan, Ed.; Endo, Russell, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2011
Asian American Education--Asian American Identities, Racial Issues, and Languages presents groundbreaking research that critically challenges the invisibility, stereotyping, and common misunderstandings of Asian Americans by disrupting "customary" discourse and disputing "familiar" knowledge. The chapters in this anthology…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Asian American Students, Grade 10, Mathematics Achievement
Teranishi, Robert; Martin, Margary; Pazich, Loni Bordoloi; Alcantar, Cynthia M.; Nguyen, Tu-Lien Kim – National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education, 2014
This report shares findings from a three-year longitudinal study of three Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institutions (AANAPISIs)--one of the newest minority serving institution (MSI) designations--and provides evidence for the impact of federally-funded campus programs on persistence, degree attainment, and transfer…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Asian American Students, American Indian Students, Pacific Americans
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Schnackenberg, Heidi L., Ed.; Simard, Denise A., Ed. – IGI Global, 2019
This title is an "IGI Global Core Reference for 2019" as it is one of the best-selling reference books within the Education subject area in January 2019, providing trending and emerging research around how gender intersects with specific challenges, issues, and strategies within higher education. Edited by prominent IGI Global editors…
Descriptors: Women Administrators, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Community Colleges
Farrell, Charles S. – Black Issues in Higher Education, 1989
Many Asian Americans are accusing elite colleges, including the University of California system and Harvard University, of setting admission quotas. Colleges blame high school counselors for failing to encourage Asian students to develop verbal skills and to participate in extracurricular activities. (FMW)
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Asian Americans, College Admission, College Preparation
General Accounting Office, Washington, DC. Div. of Human Resources. – 1990
This fact sheet presents information on the status of Asians in the United States. The following sections are included: (1) "Introduction," which includes Asian American population statistics, and the objectives, scope, and methodology of the study; (2) "Overall Income and Employment Status Comparable With U.S. Population, But Varies Widely Among…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Census Figures, Economic Status, Educational Attainment
Garcia, Eugene; Jensen, Bryant – Society for Research in Child Development, 2009
This paper argues that young Hispanic (or Latina/o) children (ages 3 to 8 years) should be of particular interest to policymakers, practitioners, and researchers in education. Young Hispanic children constitute an urgent demographic imperative. Young Hispanic children are not only the largest racial/ethnic group in the U.S., but also the youngest…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged Youth, Program Effectiveness, Federal Government, Educational Opportunities
Drake, Tonya M.; Osborne, Nancy L. – Arizona Commission for Postsecondary Education, 2007
Arizona Minority Education Policy Analysis Center (AMEPAC) is a policy center of the Arizona Commission for Postsecondary Education. AMEPAC's mission is to stimulate, through studies, statewide discussion, and debate, constructive improvement of Arizona minority students' early awareness, access, and achievement throughout all sectors of…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Graduation Rate, Dropout Rate, American Indians
Carter, Deborah J.; Wilson, Reginald – 1989
The latest available data as of the end of 1989 is presented on the progress of African Americans, Hispanics, Asian Americans, and American Indians in postsecondary education. Statistics have been compiled on high school completion, college participation, and college completion obtained from the U.S. Department of Commerce's Bureau of the Census…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, American Indians, Asian Americans, Black Students
US Department of Education, 2008
This publication provides an overview of U.S. Department of Education programs authorized and funded under federal law for fiscal year 2008. This reference guide also includes information on the laboratories, centers, and other facilities funded by the Department that provide important resources for education. Readers will find funding…
Descriptors: Federal Programs, Public Agencies, Federal Aid, Educational Improvement
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Harrington, Charlene; Kang, Taewoon; Chang, Jamie – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2009
This study examined need, predisposing, market, and regional factors that predicted the likelihood of individuals with developmental disabilities living in state developmental centers (DCs) compared with living at home, in community care, or in intermediate care (ICFs) and other facilities. Secondary data analysis using logistic regression models…
Descriptors: Residential Care, Minority Groups, Age Differences, Mental Retardation
National Commission on Libraries and Information Science, Washington, DC. – 1983
This report describes the work of the Task Force on Library and Information Services to Cultural Minorities, which was appointed by the National Commission on Libraries and Information Science (NCLIS) to explore the status of services, resources, and programs for American Indians, Asian Americans, Hispanic Americans, and Afro-Americans, and to…
Descriptors: American Indians, Asian Americans, Blacks, Guidelines
Carter, Deborah J.; Wilson, Reginald – 1991
This report updates information on trends in the participation of Hispanics, American Indians, Asian Americans, and African Americans in colleges and universities. Included are data concerning high school completion rates, college participation rates, undergraduate and graduate enrollments, and degree completion. Because the Hispanic population is…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, American Indians, Asian Americans, Bachelors Degrees
Braddock, Jomills Henry, II – 1990
This study analyzes data from multiple national representative samples to describe the status of curriculum tracking and ability grouping in middle and high schools and the effects on the following student groups: (1) African Americans; (2) Hispanic Americans; (3) American Indians; (4) Asian Americans; and (5) Whites. Statistical data from the…
Descriptors: American Indians, Asian American Students, Black Students, Elementary Secondary Education
Gordon, June A. – 2000
This book presents interviews with people of color from four groups (African Americans, Native Americans, Asian Americans, and Latinos), many of whom are teachers or education professionals, who express their attitudes toward teaching and understanding of why minority students are not choosing to become teachers. The book addresses the problem of…
Descriptors: American Indians, Asian Americans, Blacks, Cultural Influences
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