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National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education, 2013
Through generous support from the Kresge Foundation, Lumina Foundation, USA Funds, and Walmart Foundation, the National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research on Education (CARE) teamed up with the Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) and three AANAPISI campus partners--City College of San Francisco,…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Equal Education, Educational Research, Asian American Students
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Wood, J. Luke; Harris, Frank, III; Roesch, Scott C. – Journal of College Student Development, 2017
In recent years, scholars have focused intently on improving success rates for men of color (notably Black, Latino, Native American, and Southeast Asian men) in community colleges. To address outcome disparities, many colleges have sought to employ targeted interventions (e.g., programs, policies, and practices); however, many of these efforts are…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Males, Student Surveys
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
Price-Johnson, Connie; Powers, Stephen – Online Submission, 2004
The purpose of this study was to examine exemplary communication efforts of 12 selected outstanding schools in the United States. The methodology employed was case study methodology supplemented by interviews with key educational administrators. The results show unusual and outstanding ways that schools communicate with parents and the public, as…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Administrators, Case Studies, School Safety
Allen, Caitlan E. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Background and Objective: Research has repeatedly found that students who have not developed sufficient reading skills by the third grade have lower rates of high school graduation and post high school outcomes. A growing body of literature has examined how the use of curriculum-based measurements (CBMs) can be used to identify these struggling…
Descriptors: Grade 1, Elementary School Students, Screening Tests, Reading Skills
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Crane, Eric W.; Huang, Min; Barrat, Vanessa X. – Regional Educational Laboratory West, 2011
This technical brief examines the 2008/09 reading and math proficiency levels among subgroups of Arizona public school students defined by students' race/ethnicity (American Indian, Asian, Black, Hispanic, and White), English language learner status (English language learner students and non-English language learner students), disability status…
Descriptors: High Schools, Race, Charter Schools, Middle Schools
Drake, Tonya M.; Forester, Christine A. – 2003
The 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: Academic Persistence, Access to Education, Community Colleges, Demography
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Davis-Delano, Laurel R.; Gone, Joseph P.; Fryberg, Stephanie A. – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2020
Approximately 2,000 teams in the U.S. utilize Native American mascots, the majority of which are associated with schools. Across the nation there continue to be many intense conflicts over these mascots. Most conflicts focus on differences in opinion, rather than on the effects of these mascots. The purpose of this article is to provide…
Descriptors: American Indians, Popular Culture, Group Unity, Psychological Patterns
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Shoemaker, Caryn R. – 1994
This collection of statistics provides information on dropout rates in Arizona public schools. A dropout was defined as a student who was enrolled at the end of the 1991-92 school year or at any time during the 1992-93 school year, who was not enrolled at the end of the school year and whose absence could not be explained by transfer, graduation,…
Descriptors: American Indians, Asian Americans, Black Students, Dropout Rate
White, Jonathan B. – 1995
This study reports one-year dropout rates for Arizona school districts. Dropouts were counted on an 12-month basis from the end of the 1992-93 school year to the end of the 1993-94 school year. The total state enrollment covered in this study was 322,525 students in grades 7 through 12. There were 3,567 dropouts from the elementary grades (7 and…
Descriptors: Dropout Rate, Dropouts, Educational Trends, Elementary School Students
Battiste, Marie A.; And Others – 1975
This is the final report of one of three studies in an overall project entitled "Evaluation of Bilingual Education Programs." This study was sponsored in response to a need for more information regarding bilingual-bicultural education for other than Spanish language groups. The study's objectives were to: (1) identify the major issues…
Descriptors: American Indian Languages, Bilingual Education, Chinese, Educational Legislation
Harvey, Karen Kay – New Mexico Public Education Department, 2006
This report includes information from the National Indian Education Study of American Indian/Alaska Native students in grades 4 and 8 on the 2005 National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP) in reading and mathematics. The national sample includes both public and private schools (i.e. Bureau of Indian Affairs, Department of Defense Education…
Descriptors: American Indians, Alaska Natives, Grade 8, Grade 4
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Brown, Carolyn A.; Di Tillio, Caterina – Journal of Education and Learning, 2013
While disproportionality in discipline referrals and discipline action has been fairly well established among African American students in the United States, especially males in urban school districts, little research has looked at disproportionality among American Indian and Latino students. This paper uses a large dataset from the State of…
Descriptors: Disproportionate Representation, Hispanic American Students, American Indian Students, Discipline
Cotera, Augustus S. – 1988
An analysis of the performance of minority students in Arizona (Black, Hispanic, Native American, and Asian) is presented as one working paper in the final report by the Arizona Board of Regents' Task Force on Excellence, Efficiency and Competitiveness. Data are included for the White majority for comparison purposes. School districts are grouped…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Access to Education, American Indians, Asian Americans
Cotera, Augustus S. – 1988
One paper in a collection of working papers in the Arizona Board of Regents' Task Force on Excellence, Efficiency and Competitiveness, this study includes and explains a survey designed to assess the major factors affecting access and persistence of all students in Arizona's three public universities as perceived by the Students. A randomly…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Access to Education, College Students, Competition
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