In 2013, the National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education (CARE) and the White House Initiative on Asian American and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI) — with generous support from the ETS and Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy (AAPIP) — launched the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) date quality campaign.
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The face of American education from K-12 to higher education is at the crossroads of tremendous demographic changes. According to the 2010 U.S. Census data, the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) population is projected to reach nearly 40 million people by 2050. Data also show AAPI students will experience a 35 percent increase in college enrollment over the next decade. AAPI students are undoubtedly a rapidly growing population; and, therefore, supporting them can only produce greater civic engagement, economic growth, and leadership development.
April 29, 2014 Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a challenge to a voter-approved Michigan law that bans affirmative action in the college admissions process. On a 6-2 vote in Schuette v. BAMN, the Supreme Court reversed the opinion of the Sixth Circuit Court that struck down the law. Read More →
April 23, 2014 Full Circle Project is the first program at Sacramento State to serve underrepresented Asian-American and Pacific Islander students. Read More →
April 17, 2014 A recent report published by the National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education (CARE) and the Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) on three Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AANAPISIs) marks a seminal shift in our understanding of Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs). Read […]
April 15, 2014 It is estimated that by 2050, the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) population in the United States is projected to reach nearly 40 million people. As our nation becomes increasingly diverse, it is critically important to promote college success among students of color. Read More →
April 10, 2014 Higher education is an economic necessity, and yet the higher-education system in the United States is under strain today with ever-increasing prices and disappointing completion rates. Read More →
April 10, 2014 Since arriving at Columbia, being “Asian” has meant something different to me than what it meant growing up in Karachi and London. There, the term referred exclusively to South Asians: people of Pakistani, Indian, Bangladeshi, or Sri Lankan descent. Still, before I came to Columbia as an international student, I knew that […]
March 13th, 2014 Laurel Directo was just 4-years-old when race-conscious admissions were banned from California’s public universities in 1998. Now 20, and attending UCLA, Directo doesn’t think schools should go back to using affirmative action. “I would hope they would admit us on based on our merit and achievements, and not, you know, our race,” […]
March 11, 2014 Current methods of collecting and reporting data on Asian-American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) student populations conceal significant disparities in educational experiences and outcomes. said UCLA professor of education Robert Teranishi, who recently released a report produced in partnership with the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and the Educational […]
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