TITLE

Asians as "model minority”: Myth, reality, or both?

PUB. DATE
September 1988
SOURCE
American Libraries;Sep88, Vol. 19 Issue 8, p667
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on U.S. Undersecretary of Education Linus Wright's speech at the 1998 Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association's program on 'Educational Excellence of Asian Americans: Myth or Reality?' Role of libraries in education; Statistics that documented the outstanding academic achievements of Asian-Americans.
ACCESSION #
6316058

 

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