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Moses, Michele S.; Maeda, Daryl J.; Paguyo, Christina H. – Journal of Higher Education, 2019
This article uses philosophical analysis to clarify the arguments and claims about racial discrimination brought forward in the recent legal challenges to affirmative action in higher education admissions. Affirmative action opponents have argued that elite institutions of higher education are using negative action against Asian American…
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Asian Americans, Racial Discrimination, College Applicants
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An, Sohyun – Theory and Research in Social Education, 2016
Compared to other groups of color, Asian Americans and their perspectives have rarely been given attention in curriculum studies. This article seeks to address the gap in the literature. It uses AsianCrit, a branch of critical race theory, as a theoretical lens to analyze and explicate common patterns across various states' scripting of Asian…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, United States History, Critical Theory, Race
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Lee, Haeok; Kiang, Peter; Watanabe, Paul; Halon, Patricia; Shi, Ling; Church, Daniel R. – Journal of American College Health, 2013
Objectives: To evaluate the prevalence of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection, exposure, and immunity among Asian American college students as a basis for evaluating HBV screening and vaccination policy. Participants and Methods: Self-identified Asian American college students aged 18 years or older were examined. Serological tests of HBV surface…
Descriptors: Incidence, Diseases, Asian Americans, College Students
von Spakovsky, Hans A. – Heritage Foundation, 2018
More than 50 years after the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, recent studies, complaints filed with the U.S. Department of Education, and lawsuits filed against Harvard University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill reveal that many academic institutions are engaging in blatant racial discrimination by gaming the system,…
Descriptors: Racial Discrimination, Higher Education, Selective Admission, Civil Rights Legislation
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
US Senate, 2017
This marks the ninth hearing that the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee has convened in advance of the Higher Education Act reauthorization. The purpose of this hearing is to discuss the unique challenges facing minority serving institutions (MSIs) and to learn about programs and support to help facilitate student success.…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Higher Education, Minority Group Students
Johnson, Brian – Independent School, 2014
Helping all students find academic success is a central tenet of independent schools. But at many independent schools, mounting anecdotal evidence indicates that a persistent achievement gap exists between white and Asian-American students and their Latino and African-American counterparts. In 2007, Rebecca Upham, head of school at Buckingham…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Gap, Racial Differences, Evidence
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Qin, Desiree Boalian; Way, Niobe; Mukherjee, Preetika – Youth & Society, 2008
The image of the model minority dominates scholarly and public discourse on Asian American children and adolescents. However, recent research has shown that despite their high levels of educational achievement Asian American students report poor psychological and social adjustment. Using an ecological framework, this article sought to explore the…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Social Adjustment, Chinese Americans, Asian American Students
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Corriveau, Kathleen H.; Harris, Paul L. – Developmental Psychology, 2010
Three- and 4-year-old children were asked to judge which of a set of 3 lines was the longest, both independently and in the face of an inaccurate consensus among adult informants. Children were invariably accurate when making independent judgments but sometimes deferred to the inaccurate consensus. Nevertheless, the deference displayed by both age…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, North Americans, Children, Preschool Children
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What Works Clearinghouse, 2021
"Bottom Line" provides intensive advising for low-income high school students, most of whom are the first in their family to go to college. The advising is designed to help students apply for college and financial aid and select a high-quality, affordable institution. For students who attend one of "Bottom Line's" target…
Descriptors: Low Income Students, High School Students, College Students, Student Financial Aid
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What Works Clearinghouse, 2021
"Bottom Line" provides intensive advising for low-income high school students, most of whom are the first in their family to go to college. The advising is designed to help students apply for college and financial aid and select a high-quality, affordable institution. For students who attend one of "Bottom Line's" target…
Descriptors: Low Income Students, High School Students, College Students, Student Financial Aid
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What Works Clearinghouse, 2021
"Bottom Line" provides intensive advising for low-income high school students, most of whom are the first in their family to go to college. The advising is designed to help students apply for college and financial aid and select a high-quality, affordable institution. For students who attend one of "Bottom Line's" target…
Descriptors: Low Income Students, High School Students, College Students, Student Financial Aid
Massachusetts Univ., Boston. Inst. for Asian American Studies. – 1995
The Community Profiles Project uses data from the 1990 U.S. Census to describe some of the population characteristics of Asian Pacific Americans in selected Massachusetts cities and towns. The profiles include basic statistics relating to income, employment, education, and housing. This information can assist policy makers and practitioners in…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Demography, Educational Attainment, Elementary Secondary Education
Massachusetts Univ., Boston. Inst. for Asian American Studies. – 1996
The Community Profiles Project uses data from the 1990 U.S. Census to describe some of the population characteristics of Asian Pacific Americans in selected Massachusetts cities and towns. The profiles include basic statistics relating to income, employment, education, and housing. This information can assist policy makers and practitioners in…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Demography, Educational Attainment, Elementary Secondary Education
Massachusetts Univ., Boston. Inst. for Asian American Studies. – 1995
The Community Profiles Project uses data from the 1990 U.S. Census to describe some of the population characteristics of Asian Pacific Americans in selected Massachusetts cities and towns. The profiles include basic statistics relating to income, employment, education, and housing. This information can assist policy makers and practitioners in…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Demography, Educational Attainment, Elementary Secondary Education
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