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Hong Kong and the United States, Diversity and Education in

Although Hong Kong is a Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China (PRC) with a population of about 7.8 million, and the United States is an independent nation with a population over 300 million, both locations are challenged to meet the educational needs of diverse residents. This entry compares key dimensions of diversity and how they are handled by compulsory systems of education in Hong Kong and the United States, as well as the implications of their respective approaches for other nations.

Political and Economic Contexts

The United States is a global power with a developed economy and a representative democracy. It is often referred to as a nation of immigrants, with migrants arriving from all parts of the globe, although Americans also include descendants ...

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