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Asian American, Gifted

Asian American students are a fast-growing minority population in schools in the United States. The term Asian is generally used for groups of people with physical and cultural characteristics resembling East Asian people. However, there are 37 countries on the continent of Asia, and those countries are a very diverse group. In the United States, however, Asian Americans are often considered to be the same and not as individuals with varying potential. The term Asian American cannot be defined as one group that shares a culture or physical attributes.

Gifted Asian American Students

Because Asian American children are overrepresented in gifted programs throughout the United States, there is a belief that most Asian children do well in school. This belief has meant that a lot of these ...

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