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Bonner, Fred A., II, Ed.; Marbley, Aretha F., Ed.; Howard-Hamilton, Mary F., Ed. – Stylus Publishing, LLC, 2011
While many institutions have developed policies to address the myriad needs of Millennial college students and their parents, inherent in many of these initiatives is the underlying assumption that this student population is a homogeneous group. This book is significant because it addresses and explores the characteristics and experiences of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Students, Ethnicity, Race
Karkhanis, Sharad, Ed.; Tsai, Betty L., Ed. – 1989
This collection of three conference papers explores the myth of the educational excellence of Asian Americans. "The National Perspective" (L. Wright) contends that the educational success of Asian Americans is not a myth and that lessons drawn from the example of the academic achievement of Asian Americans can be applied to American…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Asian American Students, Asian Americans, Cultural Influences
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Maramba, Dina C. – Journal of College Student Development, 2008
As Filipina/o Americans comprise the largest Asian immigrant population in the United States, the experience of college-aged children of immigrants becomes an increasing concern at the university level. The purpose of this qualitative research investigation was to explore the ways Filipina American students negotiated their home environment and…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Family Environment, Gender Differences, Immigrants
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Isaacs, Mareasa R. – 1986
This report includes the background papers developed for an invitational workshop on mental health program development for minority youth and their families, and a summary of the recommendations made and actions to be taken. Section I presents an overall framework and an overview of the issues that were explored in greater depth at the workshop.…
Descriptors: Access to Health Care, Community Programs, Family Involvement, Federal Programs
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Lo, Lusa – Communication Disorders Quarterly, 2009
Developing a collaborative home-school partnership in the special education process is one of the crucial indicators of successful educational planning. Special education laws and regulations strongly emphasize the importance of parental roles in the process. However, as is well documented in existing literature, it can be challenging for many…
Descriptors: Educational Planning, Special Education, Hearing Impairments, Parent Role