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Kim, Sung won; Cho, Hyunsun; Song, Minji – Educational Review, 2019
A few popular explanations attempt to argue for a weaker relationship between socioeconomic status (SES), parental involvement (PI), and achievement among Asian Americans compared to their white counterparts: Asian American students' Confucian culture, strong motivation for upward mobility as immigrants, unique forms of parental involvement…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Academic Achievement, High Achievement, Cultural Influences
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Sullivan, Amanda L.; Kulkarni, Tara; Chhuon, Vichet – Exceptional Children, 2020
Although disproportionality has been a focus of special education research for more than 50 years, relatively few researchers have addressed potential inequitable or inappropriate treatment of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) students in the United States, particularly in quantitative research. This multistudy investigation explored…
Descriptors: Disproportionate Representation, Asian American Students, Pacific Americans, Special Education
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Cooc, North – Journal of Special Education, 2019
School districts in the United States are required to monitor the overrepresentation of students of color in special education, yet recent studies have challenged these trends and suggest students of color may be underrepresented for services guaranteed under federal law. Missing in many of these discussions on disproportionality are the needs of…
Descriptors: Enrollment Trends, Pacific Islanders, Acculturation, Special Education
Tang, Agnes C. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Children's literature serves as mirrors and windows for the students we teach today. Through literature, children should be able to see their own reflections as well as the world around them. Yet despite their long history in the United States, Asian Americans have not always been represented in children's literature. This study analyzed the…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Asian Americans, Reading Materials, Grade 3
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Luo, Zupei; Jose, Paul E.; Huntsinger, Carol S.; Pigott, Therese D. – British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 2007
This study examined whether fine motor skills were related to the initial scores and growth rate of mathematics achievement in American kindergartners and first graders. Participants were 244 East Asian American and 9,816 European American children from the US-based Early Childhood Longitudinal Study (ECLS-K). To control sampling bias, two…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Grade 1, Psychomotor Skills, Mathematics Achievement
Agarwal-Rangnath, Ruchi, Ed. – Teachers College Press, 2020
Bringing together an inspirational group of educators, this book provides key insights into what it means to implement social justice ideals with young children. Each chapter highlights a teacher's experience with a specific aspect of social justice and ethnic studies, including related research, projects and lesson plans, and implications for…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Young Children, Ethnic Studies, Lesson Plans
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Rodríguez, Noreen Naseem – Social Studies and the Young Learner, 2017
February 2017 marked the 75th anniversary of Executive Order 9066 (EO 9066), issued on February 19, 1942, by President Franklin D. Roosevelt two months after the bombing of Pearl Harbor. While this domestic aspect of World War II is often taught in secondary history classes, it is rarely studied in elementary schools. However, children's…
Descriptors: Japanese Americans, Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Institutions, War
Park, Maki; Zong, Jie; Batalova, Jeanne – Migration Policy Institute, 2018
A strong research base demonstrates the benefits of bilingual education models in supporting Dual Language Learners' (DLLs')--young children who have at least one parent who speaks a language other than English in the home--academic development. However, in super-diverse pre-K through grade 3 classrooms where no single non-English language is…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students, Preschool Children, Elementary School Students
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Tran, Dianna; Braungart-Rieker, Julie; Wang, Lijuan – Developmental Psychology, 2021
Data from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study (ECLS-K; N = 6,420; 67.9% White/non-Hispanic, 15% Hispanic, 13% Black/non-Hispanic, 2% Asian, 3% Native American/Alaska Native; 25% of parents' income <$25,000, 25% = $25,001 to $45,000, 29% = $45,001 to $75,000, 20% = $75,001 or greater) were used to test structural equation models in which…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, Discipline, Child Behavior, Behavior Problems
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"Math Expressions" is a curriculum for students in prekindergarten through sixth grade that aims to build students' conceptual understanding of mathematics and to develop fluency in mathematical problem solving and computation. The curriculum encourages student learning of mathematics through real-world situations, visual supports such…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematical Concepts, Mathematics Skills, Problem Solving
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"Math Expressions" is a curriculum for students in prekindergarten through sixth grade that aims to build students' conceptual understanding of mathematics and to develop fluency in mathematical problem solving and computation. The curriculum encourages student learning of mathematics through real-world situations, visual supports such…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematical Concepts, Mathematics Skills, Problem Solving
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"Math Expressions" is a curriculum for students in prekindergarten through sixth grade that aims to build students' conceptual understanding of mathematics and to develop fluency in mathematical problem solving and computation. The curriculum encourages student learning of mathematics through real-world situations, visual supports such…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematical Concepts, Mathematics Skills, Problem Solving
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Bourdier, Whitney Y.; Parker, Jerry L. – Research Issues in Contemporary Education, 2021
Per the Brown V. Board decision (1954), segregation in the American educational system is "unconstitutional", "has no place", and is "inherently unequal". Although American schools have been de jure desegregated for decades, issues of White flight, segregation academies, and poor academic preparation in public schools…
Descriptors: Enrollment Trends, School Segregation, Public Schools, African American Students
Legg, David E. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The purpose of this study was to explore the relationship between student performance on Reading Curriculum-based Measures (R-CBM) and student performance on the Alaska's standards based assessment (SBA) administered to students in Studied School District (SSD) Grade 3 through Grade 5 students in the Studied School District as required by…
Descriptors: Curriculum Based Assessment, Cutting Scores, Predictor Variables, Academic Achievement
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Kung, Melody – AERA Open, 2019
The present study explores whether the relation between aspects of first-grade reading instruction and reading growth through eighth grade differed for Asian language minority (LM) children and native-English-speaking (NE) children. The sample consisted of 6,715 NEs and 242 Asian LMs, followed from first to eighth grade. Findings were as follows:…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Grade 1, Elementary School Students, Reading Improvement
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