The Asian American Educational Experience

The Asian American Educational Experience

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The contributions to The Asian American Educational experience examine the most significant issues and concerns in the education of Asian Americans. Contributors, all leading experts in their fields, provide theoretical discussions, practical insights and recommendations, historical perspectives and an analytical context for the many issues crucial to the education of this diverse population--controversies in higher education over alleged admissions quotas, stereotypes of Asian American students as qwhiz kidsq, Asian Americans as the qmodel minorityq, bilingual education, education of refugee and immigrant populations, educational quality and equity. Special emphasis is given to both the historic debates which have shaped the field, and the concerns and challenges facing educators of Asian American students at both the K-12 and university level.Based on teachersa#39; and school administratorsa#39; reports, we assumed that a childa#39;s placement in a bilingual classroom ... If they are found to be limited English proficient (designated LEP), they are normally placed in some form of bilingual ... older children have never learned to read and write in Khmer, and are currently receiving no instruction in their native ... By contrast, most Khmer children now in primary school in the United States were born either in the camps or in this country, andanbsp;...

Title:The Asian American Educational Experience
Author:Don T. Nakanishi, Tina Yamano Nishida
Publisher:Psychology Press - 1995


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