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Nov 16, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on CSU Sites Petition Against Changes that Threaten Ethnic Studies Program

CSU Sites Petition Against Changes that Threaten Ethnic Studies Program

posted by Sarah Jackson
Cal State Northridge, Asian American Studies

Students in Asian American Studies at Cal State Northridge

By Sarah Jackson
AsAmNews Intern

 
California State University campuses are protesting a revision to Executive Order 1100 which will dissolve ethnic studies courses unless they can be folded into traditional disciplines.

The revision will impact graduation requirements and other interdisciplinary studies, such as gender studies. … Read more

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Nov 10, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on California Education Board Votes for Changes in Textbooks to Accurately Reflect Hinduism

California Education Board Votes for Changes in Textbooks to Accurately Reflect Hinduism

posted by Sarah Jackson

Hindu Textbook protestThe California State Board of Education has voted unanimously to approve changes in textbooks that more accurately depict Hindus and Indian Americans.

More than 75 interfaith and community groups, 17 federal and state officials, and 38 academics formed a coalition encouraging the board to reject textbooks that inaccurately portray Hinduism, Jainism and Indian history at … Read more

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May 18, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on TwinCities: Karen and Hmong Students Struggle Academically

TwinCities: Karen and Hmong Students Struggle Academically

posted by Jason Fong

lecture hallWhile most people associate Asian Americans with top grades and test scores, not all of our community falls under this stereotype. Tragically, Asian Americans students who don’t meet the curve do not always receive the academic help that they need.

According to Twin Cities, in St. Paul, Minnesota, where Asian Americans are the largest … Read more

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