From the Houston Chronicle:
Asian-American students are positively stereotyped by teachers, guidance counselors, and school administrators as smart, high-achieving, and hard-working. The positive racial stereotypes and biases can result in what I've called stereotype promise – people expect the best, and that expectation can enhance students' academic performance…. [Jennifer Lee is a professor of sociology at the University of California, Irvine.]
 
For the full story, please visit http://www.houstonchronicle.com/local/gray-matters/article/Asian-Americans-and-the-bamboo-ceiling-6328596.php.

 

© UC Irvine School of Social Sciences - 3151 Social Sciences Plaza, Irvine, CA 92697-5100 - 949.824.2766