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Brydolf, Carol – Education Digest: Essential Readings Condensed for Quick Review, 2009
Conventional wisdom has long held that Asian American students are conscientious, brainy, and successful, and a look at the statistics makes it clear that many are. These students routinely post the highest scores on California's standardized tests, are most likely to graduate from high school, and have the highest rates of eligibility for…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Pacific Americans, Ethnic Stereotypes, Academic Achievement
Clark, Kelly A.; Marable, Ronica – National Technical Assistance Center on Transition, 2017
Cultural and linguistic diversity (CLD) refers to interactions and comparisons between people within an environment, rather than specific characteristics of an individual (Barrera & Corso, 2003). Students who are typically included in this category are (1) African Americans; (2) Asian Americans; (3) Native Americans; (4) Hispanic Americans;…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Limited English Speaking, Student Diversity, Youth
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Yang, KaYing – Future of Children, 2004
Although an impressive number of Americans whose ancestors are from Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam ("Southeast Asian Americans") have achieved tremendous success in education, a disproportionate number have found it difficult to succeed academically. Yet their difficulties are largely invisible to policymakers, who tend to look only to the…
Descriptors: Minority Groups, Academic Achievement, Foreign Countries, Asian American Students
Coalition for Asian American Children and Families, New York, NY. – 2001
This series of four fact sheets addresses the health and human service needs of Asian American children living in New York City. The first fact sheet, "Snapshots of New York City: An Overview of Asian American Families," discusses the diversity of the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) population in New York, examining AAPI…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Asian Americans, Child Abuse, Child Health
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
White, Andrew; Lee, Jessica; Lee, Larry – 1999
This report examines the availability of health care, child care, and youth programs for Asian Americans in New York City. The Asian American community currently makes up 10 percent of the city population. Asian New Yorkers represent diverse cultures and languages but share certain underlying values and challenges. One commonality is their…
Descriptors: Access to Health Care, Adolescents, Asian Americans, At Risk Persons
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
Tsuchida, Nobuya, Ed. – 1986
The six papers collected in this report were originally presented at a conference on Asian and Pacific education held in 1984. The papers deal with such topics as: the relationship between educational attainment and economic status; training programs designed for teachers and staff working with limited English speaking Asian students; effective…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adult Education, Asian Americans, Elementary Secondary Education
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Garcia, Eugene E.; Jensen, Bryant – Educational Leadership, 2007
Hispanics are the largest and youngest ethnic group in the United States. Moreover, young Hispanic children make up approximately 80 percent of the U.S. English language learner population. They are a heterogeneous group, born both inside and outside the United States and having origins in Mexico, Cuba, Central America, South America, and the…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Work Ethic, Bilingualism, Bilingual Teachers
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Yao, Esther Lee – Contemporary Education, 1988
This article describes the challenges and recommendations that have been made to ensure that Asian American students with limited English proficiency are assimilated into the educational mainstream. The need for Asian staff, improved research efforts, secondary school programs, teacher assistance, and parent education are discussed. (JL)
Descriptors: Acculturation, Adult Basic Education, Asian American Students, Elementary Secondary Education
United Way of Tri-State, New York, NY. – 1989
Data from the 1980 Census, post-Census supplements, and other sources are used to establish a base of information on the Asian American community in the tri-state (New York/New Jersey/Connecticut) metropolitan area, in order to assess the social service needs of this population. The Asian American presence and the growth and diversity of the…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Educational Attainment, Ethnic Distribution, Family Characteristics
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California State Univ., Long Beach. Office of the Chancellor. – 1990
This report provides insights into the problems and needs of Asian Pacific Americans (APAs) in the California State University (CSU) and presents 29 recommendations which address these issues. Following an introductory section, section II presents a brief overview of the history, demographics, and higher education participation of APAs. Section…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Admission (School), Asian Americans, College Instruction
Roach, Ronald – Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, 2006
Lawmakers have made the closing of racial and ethnic academic achievement gaps an acknowledged priority of the federal No Child Left Behind Act. So far the research has largely explored common factors explaining why Black and Latino students generally lag behind Whites and Asian Americans. Lorretta Chavez, a public school teacher and a doctoral…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Outreach Programs, Civil Rights, Hispanic American Students
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