In the Classroom Archive

  • My WASL is a monster that eats children and gets stronger from their fears

    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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    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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    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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  • Students from George Washington High School sell raffle tickets at the 8th Annual Asian Heritage Street Celebration. Photo by Frank Jang.

    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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    Rotten To The Common Core / Advanced Stupidity

    Rotten To the Common Core We learned the 80s, 90s and 2000s that The New Math was stupid Outcomes Based Education (OBE) was stupid The Open School was stupid Fuzzy / Reform Math was stupid Whole language was stupid Multicultural Focused Education / Ebonics was […]

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  • Eugene Wing

    Local Educators to be Honored for Promoting Diversity at AHSC

    Six extraordinary educators from the Bay Area will be honored for their dedication in promoting cross-cultural diversity in their communities at the Ninth Annual Asian Heritage Street Celebration School Awards Ceremony sponsored by Target. Each awardee will be presented with a glass plaque and a […]

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    Professional Women’s Association Offers Scholarship for Vietnamese American Students

        SAN JOSE, Calif.—The Vietnamese American Professional Women Association of Silicon Valley (VAPW) announced the availability of $1,000 scholarships, made possible by a grant from Comerica Bank and individual contributors, to Santa Clara County high school seniors planning to attend college in 2013-14.  The […]

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  • CityCollegeChinatown

    Chinese Americans’ High Stakes in Future of SF City College

    By New America Media‘s Anna Challet SAN FRANCISCO — Among the embattled City College of San Francisco’s most vocal supporters is the Chinese community, which recently celebrated the opening of a Chinatown-North Beach campus. But with a looming budget crisis and warnings of a loss of accreditation, […]

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  • 2011 AHSC School Awards Ceremony inside the Asian Art Museum. Photo by Frank Jang.

    Open Call for School Awards Nominations

    Do you know someone or a school who is committed to promoting cross cultural diversity? Think the community should be aware of their accomplishments while encouraging others to follow in their lead? We are currently looking for nominees for the Asian Heritage Street Celebration School […]

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    South Korea to Fund Language Class in San Francisco Bay Area Public School

    New America Media, Peter Schurmann A public high school in the affluent Bay Area suburb of San Ramon is set to offer what will be only the second Korean-language program in Northern California, where an ongoing fiscal crisis is driving most schools toward drastic cuts. […]

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