Education Archive

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    In Asia, Cheating to the Test

      CNN recently reported that college applications from Chinese foreign students to the US sounded exactly the same. In fact, one admission officer read a phrase in one of the applications that sent up red flags: “Insert girl’s name here.” The number of Chinese students in the United […]

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    ‘Future is Rich’ for City College of San Franciso, Says Chancellor

      SAN FRANCISCO – This week marks the start of the fall semester at City College of San Francisco, which celebrates its 80th anniversary next year. Even as the fight to retain its accreditation continues, school administrators say they are working to ensure CCSF’s survival […]

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    Education Wonders and Blunders

    Education Wonders and Blunders 3/25/2014 Jeb Bush is the latest governor to yell “The Asians Are Coming” to justify expensive, toxic and harmful Common Cr*p education deforms. Conservative Asian woman Michelle Malkin has adopted Common Core as one of her favorite government disasters that needsd […]

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    Open Call for School Award Nominations

    - Educators to be honored for promoting diversity at the 10th Annual Hill Physicians Asian Heritage Street Celebration - SAN FRANCISCO, CA (March 11, 2014) - As part of the 10th Annual Hill Physicians Asian Heritage Street Celebration (AHSC), outstanding Bay Area teachers, administrators, and staff will be honored […]

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    Growing Up Asian in America Contest Underway

    STUDENT ART, ESSAY & MEDIA CONTEST  •  $20,000 IN CASH & PRIZES •   Growing Up Asian in America, a signature program of the Asian Pacific Fund, is one of the largest celebrations of Asian heritage in America. It serves as a community resource, helping […]

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    CampusQuest Last Chance College Application Deadlines

      CampusQuest Blog The most selective colleges usually have January 1st application deadlines. A few schools like the University of Washington in Seattle have a December 1st deadline. Turns out there isn’t any good list I could find on colleges that are left after January […]

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    Outstanding Filipina Assistant Principal Honored

        The National Association of Secondary School Principals has recently recognized Filipina Cynthia Rapaido as California’s National Assistant Principal of the Year. She has also been named Association of California School Administrators‘ 2013 Secondary Co-Administrator of the Year. Rapaido has been assistant principal at San Mateo […]

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    NAEP Progress Report Surprise

    The Usual and Not So Usual NAEP Progress Report The Washington Post celebrated the tremendous growth of test scores in Washington D.C.  on the  2013 National Assessment of Educational Progress, which is the national test that is supposed to track the progress of students of various […]

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    AHSC Helps Schools Raise Nearly $100,000 To Date

          With AsianWeek Foundation’s help, SF public and private schools have raised almost $100,000 as of 2013 through the Asian Heritage Street Celebration “Make Some Money For Your School” Raffle Fundraising Program. The AsianHeritage Street Celebration School Raffle Program is a community based […]

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    ‘Mandarin Returns Home’ — SAT Scores Climb for Asian Americans

      According to The National Center for Fair and Open Testing, there’s a disturbing trend in SAT scores in America. Since 2006, the score over all has fallen 20 points, dropping from 1518 to 1498 in 2012, six years later. White students’ average score has fallen by […]

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