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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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Lee, Sunmin; Yoon, Hyeyeon; Chen, Lu; Juon, Hee-Soon – Health Education & Behavior, 2013
Asian Americans have disproportionately high prevalence of chronic hepatitis B virus infection in the United States and yet have low hepatitis B screening and vaccination rates. We developed three photonovels specifically designed for Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese Americans and evaluated their cultural relevance and effectiveness in increasing…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Vietnamese People, Chinese Americans, Korean Americans
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Hrabowski, Freeman A., III. – Peabody Journal of Education, 2014
To remain globally competitive and increase the number of young people completing two- and four-year college degrees, America needs to expand access to higher education and focus attention on the success of those who enroll. Expertise in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) will be particularly important for maintaining a…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Innovation, Partnerships in Education, STEM Education
Lum, Lydia – Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, 2009
Every time Dr. Larry Shinagawa teaches his "Introduction to Asian American Studies" course at the University of Maryland (UMD), College Park, he finds that 10 to 20 percent of his students are adoptees. Among other things, they hunger to better comprehend the social and political circumstances overseas leading to their adoption. In…
Descriptors: Cultural Education, Foreign Countries, Adoption, Asian Americans
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What Works Clearinghouse, 2020
Rising employer demand for skilled workers has driven efforts to better align occupational training programs to industry needs. Yet, even as the demand for skilled workers increases, less than half of students who enter occupational training programs receive a credential within six years. Community colleges are working to find faster and more…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Basic Skills, Community Colleges, Integrated Curriculum
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Murphy, Mary; Zirkel, Sabrina – Teachers College Record, 2015
Background/Context: A sense of belonging in school is a complex construct that relies heavily on students' perceptions of the educational environment, especially their relationships with other students. Some research suggests that a sense of belonging in school is important to all students. However, we argue that the nature and meaning of…
Descriptors: Academic Aspiration, Student Motivation, Academic Achievement, Minority Group Students
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Hrabowski,, Freeman A., III; Sanders, Mavis G. – Thought & Action, 2015
In 2014, for the first time in U.S. public schools, the percentage of Hispanic, African American, Asian, and other students of color exceeded the percentage of white students, creating a majority-minority system that reflects the mosaic of cultures, experiences, languages, and religions that characterize this nation. In stark contrast, an…
Descriptors: Student Diversity, Diversity (Faculty), Ethnic Diversity, College Faculty
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Rising employer demand for skilled workers has driven efforts to better align occupational training programs to industry needs. Yet, even as the demand for skilled workers increases, less than half of students who enter occupational training programs receive a credential within six years. Community colleges are working to find faster and more…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Basic Skills, Community Colleges, Integrated Curriculum
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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
Haines, Roberta M., Comp. – 1984
This handbook is for teachers to use in the classroom and as a reference source for information about Asia and Asian-Americans. The handbook uses information about geography and culture to teach skills such as almanac, atlas, and encyclopedia use. Other student exercises include: how to sequence a Chinese fairy tale and present it to the class,…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Asian Studies, Chinese Culture, Class Activities
Sanderson, Geoffrey T. – Montgomery County Public Schools, 2015
Beginning in 2006, Maryland has led the nation as the state with the highest percentage of graduates who earned one or more Advanced Placement (AP) exam scores of 3 or higher. Students in the Montgomery County (Maryland) Public Schools (MCPS) Class of 2014 continued to outperform students in the state of Maryland on AP examinations based on AP…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Advanced Placement Programs, Equivalency Tests, High School Graduates
Schmidt, Peter – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2007
After more than five decades of racial integration and four decades of affirmative action, most of the nation's colleges and universities have not come close to eliminating the performance gap that separates many black, Hispanic, and Native American students from their white and Asian-American counterparts. Although some colleges say they are…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Racial Differences, Graduation Rate, Affirmative Action
Maryland State Department of Education, 2011
This report presents enrollment data for the Maryland public schools. School systems reported individual student-level data that were edited and aggregated to school system and state levels. The report categorizes data by race/ethnicity, gender, and grade level. In September 2010 there were a total of 852,211 students: 436,830 male students and…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Racial Differences, Ethnic Groups, Gender Differences
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Maryland State Dept. of Education, Baltimore. – 1984
These guidelines have been developed to help the Maryland Department of Education and Maryland schools divest themselves of racial and sexual biases in the educational materials they produce and use. The information on equitable treatment of the sexes contains general content and language usage guidelines and examples to help avoid sexual…
Descriptors: American Indians, Asian Americans, Blacks, Educational Policy
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Maryland State Higher Education Commission, Annapolis. – 2000
This publication presents enrollment trend data by race and gender in Maryland's institutions of higher education for the years 1990-99. Data tables are grouped by community colleges, four-year public institutions, and independent colleges and universities. For each institution, data is provided for the number of African American, Native American,…
Descriptors: American Indian Students, Asian American Students, Black Students, College Students
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