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Escueta, Eugenia; O'Brien, Eileen – Research Briefs, 1991
This research brief reviews trends in Asian-American population and higher education participation. It determines the status of Asian-American students and faculty compared with other ethnic groups and identifies issues and problems connected with Asian Americans in academe. Data specifically include: composition of the Asian American population,…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Asian Americans, Attendance, College Faculty
Morishima, James K.; Mizokawa, Donald T. – Research Review of Equal Education, 1980
This report examines the community and psychosocial concerns of Asian/Pacific American parents, teachers, and students in public and postsecondary education. Limited access to education is attributed to (1) the lack of academic models; and (2) language differences and communications barriers that result in educational discrimination. Bilingual…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Asian Americans, Bilingual Education, Communicative Competence (Languages)
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Gardner, Robert W.; And Others – Population Bulletin, 1985
With heavy immigration fueled by U.S. immigration law changes in 1965 and the influx of over 700,000 Indochinese refugees since the Vietnam War ended in 1975, Asian Americans grew from 1.4 million in 1970 to 3.5 million, 1.5% of the U.S. population, by the April 1980 census and an estimated 5.1 million, 2.1% of the U.S. total, as of September 30,…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Chinese Americans, Cultural Traits, Demography
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Gardner, Robert W.; And Others – Population Bulletin, 1989
With heavy immigration fueled by U.S. immigration law changes in 1965 and the influx of over 700,000 Indochinese refugees since the Vietnam War ended in 1975, the number of Asian Americans grew from 1.4 million in 1970 to 3.5 million, 1.5 percent of the U.S. population, by the April 1980 census and an estimated 5.1 million, 2.1 percent of the U.S.…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Asian Americans, Birth Rate, Chinese Americans
Bennett, Claudette E. – Current Population Reports, 1992
This report presents Current Population Survey data on the demographic, social, and economic characteristics of the Asian American and Pacific Islander population in the United States. This is the first CPS report on this population. The Bureau of the Census collected data for this report using the March 1991 and 1990 supplements to the CPS.…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Census Figures, Demography, Economic Factors
Carter, Deborah J.; O'Brien, Eileen M. – ACE Research Briefs, 1993
This research brief examines employment and hiring among full-time minority college faculty over the 10-year period (1981-1991) using data from the biannual faculty surveys of the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. It compares the number of new full-time faculty hires to the actual employment gains in tenure-track and…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Blacks, College Faculty, Employment Patterns
Johnston, Robert C.; Viadero, Debra – Education Week, 2000
This first in a four-part series on why academic achievement gaps persist discusses how to raise minority achievement. It explains how earlier progress in closing the gap has stalled, while at the same time, the greater diversity of student populations and the rapid growth of the Hispanic population and of other ethnic groups have reshaped the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Asian American Students, Black Students, Cultural Differences
Daniel-White, Kimberly, Ed. – Working Papers in Educational Linguistics, 2001
This volume contains the following articles: "Educational Linguistics as a Field: A View from Penn's Program on the Occasion of its 25th Anniversary" (Nancy Hornberger); "Constructing a Multicultural National Identity: South African Classrooms as Sites of Struggle between Competing Discourses" (Keith Chick);…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Asian Americans, Cultural Influences, Cultural Pluralism
Ottinger, Cecilia; And Others – Research Briefs, 1993
This report reviews trends in the production of minority doctorates over the past 10 years, comparing the number of minority doctoral recipients and the areas in which they earned their degrees among racial/ethnic groups. Data are reported for U.S. citizens only. The report found that the number of U.S. doctoral recipients increased from 24,391 in…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, American Indians, Asian American Students, Asian Americans
Westburg, Nancy G., Ed. – New Jersey Journal of Professional Counseling, 2002
This journal volume focuses on three areas: technology and the appropriate use of the internet for support groups; diversity issues that affect clients and counselors-in-training; and the clinical issues section that provides an integrated view of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and an overview of Dissociative Identity Disorder. It…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Disorders, Counseling, Counselor Training, Cross Cultural Training
Sherman, Janice; Thompson, Marlene – Insights into Open Education, 1994
Teacher-developed activities in one kindergarten classroom in Rogers (MN) are the focus for introducing diversity in primary grades. The process of planning the curriculum is described, along with a list of strategies to implement in the classroom for the school year. A set of persona dolls, one male and one female, were purchased to represent…
Descriptors: Cultural Activities, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Background, Cultural Differences
NABE News, 1996
Volume 19 of the newsletter of the National Association for Bilingual Education, which spans the period from September 1995 to August 1996, contains a variety of articles on issues and developments in bilingual education policy and programs, including: two way bilingual education; language information from the 1990 Census; cultural influence and…
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Alaska Natives, American Indians, Asian Americans
Carter, Deborah J. – Research Briefs, 1990
This research brief discusses racial and ethnic trends in college enrollment and participation since the mid-1970s, focusing on Black, Hispanic, Asian American, and American Indian students. Data are provided in text and tables, on the following topics: (1) potential supply of higher education students; (2) Scholastic Aptitude Test averages by…
Descriptors: American Indians, Asian Americans, Black Students, College Attendance
Urban Indicator, 1994
The dropout problem in the nation, in the Council of the Great City Schools (GCS) school districts, and in the central cities is reviewed. Annual, single-year, four-year, and status dropout rates are examined. During the decade from 1982 to 1992, the gap in dropout rate between Whites and other ethnic groups has narrowed. The majority of the GCS…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Black Students, Dropout Research, Dropouts
McBroom, Elizabeth, Ed.; And Others – Social Work Papers of the School of Social Work, University of Southern California, 1981
Included in this booklet are nine papers reflecting the social work profession's engagement in the effort to deal with a variety of problems experienced by families and cultural minorities. Covered by individual papers are the following topics: (1) prevention of the troubled marital relationships that are sometimes brought on by the birth of the…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Asian Americans, Child Abuse, Family Problems
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