Wednesday 29th March 2017,

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Some Groups Oppose Getting More Information about Asian Americans

posted by Louis Chan

AB 1726 ProtestAB 1726By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent


The same divide that exists among Asian groups over affirmative action in higher education is surfacing again–this time in California over a bill that would disaggregate data among Asian Americans.

The social media activist group 18 Million Rising is urging people to call their legislators to urge passage … Read more


Education Week: Who the Model Minority Stereotype Hurts Most

posted by Randall

Asian AmericansI read some disappointing news this morning.

A bill that had received bipartisan sponsorship to require school districts with more than 1,000 AAPI students to report disaggregated data by the major race categories in the Census, such as Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese, Native Hawaiian, and Samoan failed, reports Education Week.

The bill was introduced … Read more


Teach for America Developing New Generation of Asian American Pacific Islander Teachers

posted by Randall

Susie KimSusie Kim teaches seventh-grade history and social studies at Central Queens Academy Charter School in New York

As an Asian American and second generation Korean American, she tries to instill in her students a sense of belonging so that they can learn to be advocates for themselves and their communities.

“It’s really important to continue … Read more

Asian Americans

All Students Count: Changing the AAPI Narrative

posted by Randall

Gold ChhimBy Gold Chhim
Director of Community Partnerships
Teach for America–Los Angeles

Many in the education community are talking about the need for disaggregated student data – meaning that instead of simply bubbling in Hispanic or African American on school documents, students will have the option to identify as their unique subgroup – be that Mexican … Read more

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Asian American Pacific Islander Students Must Claim Their Identities

posted by Randall

Saffiyah MadraswalaBy Saffiyah Madraswala

As we closed out 2014 I was humbled to help facilitate Teach For America‘s second annual Asian American and Pacific Islander  (AAPI) Staff Summit. Over 200 staff member from 35 regions gathered in Los Angeles to explore the unique role of AAPI communities in the fight for educational equity. … Read more


NW Asian Weekly: Feds disaggregate date on Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders

posted by Randall

high school lockersFor the first time, information compiled for the Civil Rights Data Collection has been disaggregated to include specific information about Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders, reports NW Asian Weekly.

The CRDC shows 7 percent of NHPI boys were suspended from school versus 3 percent of the girls, but in Mississippi the rate was 41 percent … Read more


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