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Valliani, Nadia; Byrd, Daniel – Campaign for College Opportunity, 2015
Approximately, 6.3 million Asian Americans and 347,501 Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (NHPIs) live in California. The Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander community is one that is both significant in size and in diversity. It also represents the fastest growing racial/ethnic group in the state. Ensuring their access to and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Attainment, Enrollment, College Freshmen
Austin, Algernon – Economic Policy Institute, 2010
Nationally, Asian Americans have the lowest unemployment rate of the major racial groups. But a closer look at unemployment by educational attainment shows a more complicated picture. Asian Americans with bachelor's degrees have a higher unemployment rate than whites with comparable education, but Asian American high school dropouts are more…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Unemployment, Educational Attainment, College Graduates
McKillip, Mary E. M.; Mackey, Philip E. – College Board, 2013
This report shows college enrollment and graduation trends among Asian American SAT® takers who finished high school in 2004 and 2010 by student characteristics, including aspirations, self-perceived ability, and academic achievements. In every case, students in the top categories (high aspirations, high-perceived ability, high-assessed ability)…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Success, High School Graduates, College Entrance Examinations
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
Teranishi, Robert; Lok, Libby; Nguyen, Bach Mai Dolly – Educational Testing Service, 2013
In 2013, the National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education (CARE) and the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI)--with support from ETS and Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy (AAPIP)--began an Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) data quality campaign.…
Descriptors: College Students, Asian American Students, Pacific Islanders, Consciousness Raising
Gao, Niu; Johnson, Hans; Lafortune, Julien; Dalton, Anthony – Public Policy Institute of California, 2019
In an effort to align its college admission requirements with the new K-12 science standards, the University of California (UC) recently proposed to increase its high school science admissions eligibility requirement--known as area D--from two to three years. UC's new policy has the potential of improving student science learning and readiness for…
Descriptors: Eligibility, Universities, College Admission, College Science
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Pfleger, Ryan; Wiley, Kathryn – National Education Policy Center, 2012
The Colorado legislature has recently taken school discipline policies under review, pursuant to SB 11-133. To inform the discussion in Colorado as well as a national discussion about discipline, this report presents an analysis of the most complete set of Colorado discipline data. It adds to and reinforces existing studies, documenting some…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Disproportionate Representation, Discipline Policy, Behavior Standards
Pew Research Center, 2018
A new analysis of party identification, based on more than 10,000 interviews of registered voters conducted by Pew Research Center in 2017, finds that 37% of registered voters identify as independents, 33% are Democrats, and 26% are Republicans. For decades, women have been more likely than men to identify as Democrats or lean Democratic. But…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Educational Attainment, Voting, Political Affiliation
Austin, Algernon – Economic Policy Institute, 2010
This Briefing Paper explores the racial and ethnic variation in the employment situation for recent high school and college graduates. For 16 to 24 year olds, this Briefing Paper finds: (1) In the first half of 2007, even before the recession began, one in five black high school graduates were unemployed; (2) By the first half of this year, the…
Descriptors: Unemployment, Minority Groups, African American Employment, High School Graduates
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
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Hu, Arthur – Amerasia Journal, 1989
Using averages to characterize populations is misleading. The normal curve for income per capita for Asian Americans is wider than for other groups. While some Asians are wealthy, many are poor. Census data are used to analyze the status of women, educational attainment, and affirmative action among Asian Americans. (VM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Acculturation, Affirmative Action, Asian Americans
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Patel, Dinker I. – Journal of State Government, 1988
America's growing Asian population is comprised of strikingly diverse ethnic groups. Although many Asian immigrants have achieved academic and economic success, there remain barriers to full participation by Asians in American society. A greater understanding of Asian Americans and their cultures would benefit us all. (Author/BJV)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Asian Americans, Cultural Differences, Demography
Connecticut Department of Higher Education (NJ1), 2010
Increasing the participation of minority groups at public colleges and universities is a longstanding goal of the Board of Governors for Higher Education, as first outlined in its 1983 "Strategic Plan to Ensure Racial and Ethnic Diversity in Connecticut Public Higher Education". The minority groups defined by the plan are:…
Descriptors: Strategic Planning, Higher Education, Public Colleges, American Indians
Tsang, Sau-Lim – 1993
As part of a symposium on issues related to diversity and American education reform in the context of Goal 3 of the National Education Goals, this paper summarizes the general educational achievement of Asian American students (excluding Pacific Islanders). The diversity of the group is discussed and it is noted that simple generalizations do not…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Asian American Students, Comparative Analysis, Diversity (Student)
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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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