Achievement among minority Americans

a conference report.
  • 149 Pages
  • 2.54 MB
  • English

Schenkman Pub. Co. , Cambridge, Mass
Minorities -- United States -- Congresses., Success -- Congre


United S

Statement[Edited by] Harry J. Crockett, Jr. [and] Jerome L. Schulman.
ContributionsCrockett, Harry J., 1927- ed., Schulman, Jerome L., ed.
LC ClassificationsE184.A1 A25
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 149 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5300402M
LC Control Number72081507

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Palmer, Ryan J. Davis, and Dina C. Maramba), Using Mixed Methods to Study Intersectionality in Reviews: 2. This book challenges the “model minority” stereotype of Asian American students as a critical step toward educating all children well. Focusing on Korean American youth in New York City schools, Jamie Lew compares high-achieving students attending an elite magnet high school with students who have dropped out of a neighborhood high by: 6.

Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings Congresses: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Achievement among minority Americans. Cambridge, Mass. “The ‘model minority’ stereotype constitutes seriously flawed thought, according to sociologists Jennifer Lee and Min Zhou in their compelling new book.

The Asian American Achievement Paradox is replete not only with crisp, articulate sociological analyses about why many Chinese and Vietnamese Americans are successful in education and in.

This book presents a collection of papers by educators and researchers who discuss various methods of improving minority student achievement.

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The 19 chapters highlight the achievement of students from kindergarten through college as follows: (1) "Discrepancies between Aspirations and Preparation of Low SES Elementary Students" (Dianne L. Mark); (2) "Family Involvement: Learning from Secondary.

The book is organized as a dialogue between John Ogbu and the scholarly community, including his most ardent critics; Ogbu’s own work can be read at the same time as his critics have their say. Minority Status, Oppositional Culture, and Schooling examines content, methodological, and policy issues framing the debate on academic achievement, school engagement, and oppositional culture.

In their widely-noted article, “Black students’ school success: Coping with the burden of ‘acting White,’ ” Signithia Fordham and the late John Ogbu contended that one important reason for academic underachievement among African American youth is the overarching, cultural devaluation of educational attainment within Black communities.

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Minority Status, Oppositional Culture, and Schooling examines content, methodological, and policy issues framing the debate on academic achievement, school engagement, and oppositional culture. It brings together in one volume, for the first time, some of the most critical works on these issues as well as examples of programs aimed at re-engagement.

In three separate but allied essays, Theresa Perry, Claude Steele, and Asa Hilliard place students' social identity as African-Americans at the very center of the discussion. Young, Gifted, and Black is a unique joint effort by three leading African-American scholars to radically reframe the debates swirling around the achievement of African-American students in school.4/5(27).

One major goal is to expand the intellectual exchange among researchers, policymakers, practitioners, and concerned citizens on factors influencing the achievement of poor and minority youth, specifically students in middle and high by: The white-black and white-Hispanic achievement gaps vary considerably among states.

This is evident in the figures below, which show state-level achievement gaps for the years These gaps are estimated from a version of the NAEP tests (called Main NAEP ") that has been given to samples of students in each state every two years since.

In our sample, Asian-American 5 th graders make up less than 10 percent of their grade populations in 95 percent of the schools, and less than 55 percent of. Another group that has looked to close the achievement gap on a more localized scale is the Minority Student Achievement Network (MSAN).

Formed inthis coalition of twenty-four urban and suburban multiracial school districts throughout the country aims to improve academic performance among students of color. The Black-White-Other Achievement Gap: Testing Theories of Academic Performance Among Multiracial and Monoracial Adolescents Melissa R.

Herman Dartmouth College The study presented here tested three theories of racial differences in academic performance among monoracial and multiracial high school students. These theories (status attainment.

Asian Americans are often stereotyped as the “model minority.” Their sizeable presence at elite universities and high household incomes have helped construct the narrative of Asian American “exceptionalism.” and culture interact to foster high achievement among certain Asian American groups.

The Asian American Achievement. This book set in motion much-needed interest in the model minority myth as a topic vital to understanding the educational achievement of Asian American youth. In this update to her groundbreaking work, Stacey Lee explores the continuing significance of the model minority stereotype in the wake of legislation that has dramatically altered the landscape of education.

Already 1 in 10 eighth graders is Hispanic, and demographic projections indicate a nearly 3 percent increase in their numbers for the rest of the s, more than doubling the increase among African Americans during this same period, while non-Hispanic white youth will actually see their numbers decline by almost 4 percent (Hodgkinson ).

The Achievement Gap among Minority Students The achievement gap in America is at an alarming rate among minority students such as African American, Native American, and Hispanic students.

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Among their academics, the biggest struggles are in the subject areas of math and reading compared to other nationalities such as Caucasian and Asian peers. Student underachievement is a complex and persistent problem.

Reversing underachievement among gifted minority students requires intensive efforts on the part of teachers and counselors, as well as a partnership with parents and students. For optimal effects, teachers and counselors must tailor interventions to students' needs.

These two theories, the former blaming acting white on a racist society, the latter on self-imposed cultural sabotage, have emerged as the predominant explanations for acting white among American blacks. In fact, however, shunning the academic is hardly the exclusive prerogative of contemporary African American culture.

Miller, Jamie L. "Understanding Achievement Attribution and Achievement Motivation among African-American Youth: Racism, Racial Socialization, and Spirituality." Ph.D. Thesis, California School of Professional Psychology - Los Angeles. Abstract: High school dropout rates among ethnic minority youth remain disproportionately high.

Ethnic and Racial Disparities in Education: Psychology’s Contributions to Understanding and Reducing Disparities Executive Summary Pervasive ethnic and racial disparities in education follow a pattern in which African-American, American Indian, Latino and Southeast Asian groups underperform academically, relative to Caucasians and other Asian.

The U.S. youth population is in the midst of a remarkable transformation. Currently, ethnic minorities constitute the majority of all U.S. births and more than 40% of American youth under age 18 (U.S.

Census, ).As the nation’s populace continues to diversify, it is becoming increasingly necessary to fully explicate the role of ethnicity and race in normative developmental processes among.

Sociology of Education, The Urban Review, American Educational Research Journal, among others, were searched for relevant works. Additionally, books such as The Mis-Education of the Negro, and Black American Students in An affluent Suburb, A study of Academic Disengagement were also used in the review Size: 91KB.

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First, analyses were conducted to test the effects of academic race stereotype endorsement and race centrality on academic self-concept, while controlling for student's gender, grade in school (i.e., Grade 7 or 8), percentage of African American students enrolled in the school, parent income, parent education, and academic by: Demographics: Inminorities made up 33 percent of the U.S.

population. Hispanics were the largest minority group, representing 14 percent of the population, followed by Blacks (12 percent), Asians/Pacific Islanders (4 percent), and American Indians/Alaska Natives (1 percent).

Status and Trends in the Education of Racial and Ethnic Groups (NCES ). U.S. Department of. also tended to have more racial/ethnic diversity among teachers.

The percentage of minority teachers was highest. Status and Trends in the Education of Racial and Ethnic Groups Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.

My library. Two age-related patterns emerged. First, minority students had lower academic achievement than majority students, and this effect was stronger in older (Grades 3–5) than in younger (Grades K–2) students.

Second, children’s actual achievement was related to their academic self-concepts for older students but more stronglyFile Size: KB.Closing the Achievement Gap: Two Views from Current Research. ERIC Digest. Historically, we have tried to raise the achievement level of low-achieving minority and immigrant students living in urban low-income areas, but we now recognize that there is an even greater gap in student achievement in schools in suburban middle-income communities than.Asian Americans have been portrayed as the model minority for seemingly having achieved socioeconomic success and being free of problems.

Such stereotypes may .