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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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Nguyen, Bach Mai Dolly; Noguera, Pedro; Adkins, Nathan; Teranishi, Robert T. – American Educational Research Journal, 2019
Research on the school discipline gap reveals growing awareness of the disproportionate impact on students of color; however, dynamics of the racial discipline gap remain underanalyzed. This article uses risk ratios to descriptively establish if ethnic disproportionality in school discipline is present among Asian American and Pacific Islander…
Descriptors: Disproportionate Representation, Discipline, Asian American Students, Pacific Americans
Nguyen, Bach Mai Dolly; Nguyen, Mike Hoa; Teranishi, Robert T.; Hune, Shirley – Educational Testing Service, 2015
Utilizing disaggregated data from the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) and the Educational Research Data Center (ERDC), this report offers a deeper and more nuanced perspective on the educational realities of Asian Americans and Pacific Islander (AAPI) students and reinforces the need for disaggregated data to unmask the…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Pacific Islanders, Student Needs, Educational Opportunities
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
Lum, Lydia – Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, 2010
When Dr. Chia Youyee Vang arrived at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee five years ago, numerous Hmong students along with community residents called for more courses specifically examining their life experiences. Now, her university offers a certificate in Hmong diaspora studies. It's part of a growing tide within Asian American studies--more…
Descriptors: American Studies, Asian Culture, Hmong People, Asian Americans
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Choi, Yoonsun; He, Michael; Herrenkohl, Todd I.; Catalano, Richard F.; Toumbourou, John W. – Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 2012
Multiracial youth are thought to be more vulnerable to peer-related risk factors than are single-race youth. However, there have been surprisingly few well-designed studies on this topic. This study empirically investigated the extent to which multiracial youth are at higher risk for peer influenced problem behavior. Data are from a representative…
Descriptors: Multiracial Persons, Risk, Peer Influence, Behavior Problems
Kashima, Tetsuden – 1979
An overview of Asian American studies in the State of Washington is provided in this report. Statistics on the number of Asian students in Washington's schools are used to illustrate the need for Asian American courses at all educational levels. The results of three questionnaires which were distributed to obtain information about respondents'…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Asian Americans, Bilingual Education, Colleges
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Meza, Elizabeth Apple; Bragg, Debra D. – Community College Research Initiatives, 2020
This study examines the employment and earnings of Washington Bachelor's of Applied Science (BAS) graduates in business, computer and information sciences, healthcare, and visual and performing arts. Complimenting research by Kaikkonen (2020), we report results of two studies that find high employment match rates and increasing annualized earnings…
Descriptors: Bachelors Degrees, Employment Level, Wages, College Graduates
Pascua, Reynaldo, Jr. – 1976
Underlying this report on Asian Americans in Central Washington State is the concept that Asian Americans do have common problems, experiences and needs. An extension of this concept is that Asians should point out institutional racism when appropriate, and take their place as members of American society in the dual spirit of self-determination…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Asian Americans, Case Studies, Chinese Americans
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del Prado, Alicia M.; Church, A. Timothy – Journal of Counseling Psychology, 2010
Enculturation is the degree to which a person adheres to the values and behaviors of an indigenous or ethnic culture. This study was conducted to develop the Enculturation Scale for Filipino Americans (ESFA). Items were generated from a literature review, interviews with 5 Filipino American academic experts, and a survey of 24 cultural informants.…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Construct Validity, Measures (Individuals), Filipino Americans
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Puente-Martínez, Alicia; Prizmic-Larsen, Zvjezdana; Larsen, Randy J.; Ubillos-Landa, Silvia; Páez-Rovira, Darío – Developmental Psychology, 2021
A well-documented finding in aging and emotion research is that older adults reliably report less negative and, often, more positive affect than younger adults. How older people accomplish this is, however, an open question. We propose that this age effect is the result of differential use of emotion regulation strategies, especially when…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Emotional Response, Self Control, Young Adults
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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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Kang, Julie – Educational Perspectives, 2007
Data from the Washington State Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction show that Asians are the largest non-European teachers group teaching in Washington (2004). One thousand, three hundred, and thirty-three, full-time classroom teachers identify themselves as Asian. In Washington classrooms, there are more Asian teachers than Black…
Descriptors: Oral History, Teaching (Occupation), Japanese Americans, Asian Americans
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Hu, Shouping; Ma, Yanli – Innovative Higher Education, 2010
Using survey data on the third cohort of scholarship recipients in the Washington State Achievers (WSA) program, this study first examined how the assignment of college mentor and student engagement in mentoring vary based on student and institutional characteristics and then examined the relationship between mentor assignment and different…
Descriptors: Mentors, Academic Persistence, Institutional Characteristics, Scholarships
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Pelczarski, Yoshimi; Kemp, Susan P. – Child Welfare, 2006
Much of the available data on Asian American families who become involved with the child welfare system relies on global ethnic categories, such as the category Asian/Pacific Islander. To explore the diversity of experience that is hidden by such categories, this article analyzes two years of child maltreatment referrals for Asian and Pacific…
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Child Welfare, Asian Americans, Child Safety
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