APIASF/CARE Statement: Higher Education Leaders Disappointed in New Pew Research Center Data Stating Asian American Students are ‘Best Educated’

June 19, 2012

The Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) and the National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education (CARE)–the leading AAPI student- and research-focused organizations, respectively–are extremely dismayed with today’s release of the new Pew Research Center study, The Rise of Asian Americans, which only reinforces the mischaracterizations of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) students that contribute to their exclusion from federally-supported policies, programs, and initiatives.

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