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  • Southeast Asian American Achievement Gaps Through Many Factors

    BY: JASON NG, EVELYN CHAN, AND JESSICA CHEN   We have all heard the stereotype of Asian Americans being intelligent and getting into “good” colleges. But how did that stereotype get placed upon Asian Americans? Studies have shown that more Asian Americans tend to graduate high school and get a bachelor’s degree than other races, […]
  • Open Letter on Ethnicity Data – August 2017

    August 9, 2017 This week, AAPI Data joined the National Council of Asian Pacific Americans, as part of 77 organizations, 180 community leaders, 105 students, and nearly 500 educators across the country, in reaffirming our commitment to serving the diverse needs of our Asian American and Pacific Islander communities. We are deeply alarmed by recent […]
  • The Asian American education story you probably don’t know

    Most news stories focus on Asian Americans in elite colleges. Most actually don’t go there, and many students struggle. BY JASON FONG The Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community is extremely diverse in terms of culture, language, and experiences in the United States. In California, it constitutes about 16% of the total population, and almost 90% […]
  • Why Disaggregate? Disparities in AAPI Health

    (This post is part 5 in a series) BY SONO SHAH AND KARTHICK RAMAKRISHNAN The White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has invited public comments on potential revisions to its 1997 standards. Currently, federal agencies are not required to count detailed data for Asian, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Americans. In many cases, reporting by […]
  • Why Disaggregate? Disparities in AAPI Income

    (This post is part 4 in a series) BY SONO SHAH AND KARTHICK RAMAKRISHNAN The White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has invited public comments on potential revisions to its 1997 standards. Currently, federal agencies are not required to count detailed data for Asian, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Americans. In many cases, reporting by […]
  • Why Disaggregate? Big Differences in Language Access

    (This post is part 3 in a series) BY SONO SHAH AND KARTHICK RAMAKRISHNAN The White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has invited public comments on potential revisions to its 1997 standards. Currently, federal agencies are not required to count detailed data for Asian, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Americans. In many cases, reporting by […]
  • Why Disaggregate? Big Differences in AAPI Education

    (This post is part 2 in a series) BY SONO SHAH AND KARTHICK RAMAKRISHNAN The White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has invited public comments on potential revisions to its 1997 standards. Currently, federal agencies are not required to count detailed data for Asian, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Americans. In many cases, […]
  • Why Disaggregate? AAPI Unemployment and Poverty

    (This post is part 1 in a series) BY SONO SHAH AND KARTHICK RAMAKRISHNAN The White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has invited public comments on potential revisions to its 1997 standards. Currently, federal agencies are not required to count detailed data for Asian, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Americans. In many cases, reporting […]