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Teranishi, Robert – National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education, 2017
Asian Americans are increasingly a factor in the political life of the United States, which makes it important to gain an accurate rendering of their position on key social issues that impact the nation. One area where there is a lack of understanding about the position of Asian Americans is with the issue of affirmative action. The 80-20 National…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Public Opinion, Affirmative Action, College Admission
Poon, OiYan A. – National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education, 2017
Opponents of affirmative action in the Fisher Supreme Court case claim that race-conscious admissions policies discriminate against Asian American applicants and impose a "higher bar" in college admissions than for other students. In their amicus brief supporting the plaintiff in the Fisher case, 80-20 states that, "Asian American…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, College Freshmen, College Admission, Affirmative Action
Nguyen, Bach Mai Dolly; Nguyen, Mike Hoa; Chan, Jason; Teranishi, Robert T. – National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education, 2016
In 2013, the National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education (CARE) launched iCount: A Data Quality Movement for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in Higher Education, a collaborative effort with the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI) and with generous support from the…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Pacific Islanders, Educational Quality, College Students
Teranishi, Robert T.; Martin, Margary; Pazich, Loni Bordoloi; Alcantar, Cynthia M.; Nguyen, Bach Mai Dolly; Curammeng, Edward R.; Nguyen, Mike Hoa; Chan, Jason – National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education, 2015
Extant research on scholarship programs provides foundational knowledge on student enrollment patterns, different types of programs and their students, and outcomes for scholarship recipients in different sectors of higher education. Despite this growing body of research, however, looming questions remain about the measurable impact of scholarship…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Pacific Americans, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students
Teranishi, Robert – National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education, 2015
The stratification of opportunities and disparate outcomes for Black and Latino boys and men has been well documented. However, there remains a lack of awareness about the extent to which these issues are relevant for the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community. This brief focuses on key status and leading indicators for the mobility…
Descriptors: Ethnic Groups, Pacific Islanders, Asian Americans, Males
Teranishi, Robert; Martin, Margary; Pazich, Loni Bordoloi; Alcantar, Cynthia M.; Nguyen, Tu-Lien Kim – National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education, 2014
This report shares findings from a three-year longitudinal study of three Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institutions (AANAPISIs)--one of the newest minority serving institution (MSI) designations--and provides evidence for the impact of federally-funded campus programs on persistence, degree attainment, and transfer…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Asian American Students, American Indian Students, Pacific Americans
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
Park, Julie J. – National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education, 2012
A key argument for affirmative action is that college students benefit from engagement in a racially diverse student body. Because many students have few meaningful experiences with diversity prior to college, exposure to divergent viewpoints and perspectives is an essential part of spurring student growth and development. Engagement with…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, College Students, Student Diversity, Educational Benefits
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education, 2012
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders represent the fastest growing demographic in the country today. The federal government has responded to this 21st century reality by creating the Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI) federal program. This program is a competitive grant process for institutions with…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, Federal Aid, Federal Programs
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education, 2011
The National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education (CARE), consisting of a national commission, research advisory group, and research team at New York University, aims to provoke thoughtful and actionable discussions about the mobility and educational opportunities for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs)…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Higher Education, Social Justice, Educational Opportunities
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education, 2010
The National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education (CARE), consisting of a national commission, research advisory group, and research team at New York University, aims to engage realistic and actionable discussions about the mobility and educational opportunities for Asian American and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs)…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Opportunities, Asian Americans, Educational Change
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education, 2008
The National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education (CARE), consisting of a national commission, an advisory board, and a research team at New York University, aims to engage realistic and actionable discussions about the mobility and educational opportunities for AAPIs and how distinctions of race, ethnicity,…
Descriptors: Educational Opportunities, Advisory Committees, Asian Americans, Cultural Influences