New Jersey school district eases pressure on students, baring an ethnic divide
- December 25, 2015
- Jennifer Lee, sociology professor, is quoted in The New York Times Dec. 25, 2015
From The New York Times:
Jennifer Lee, professor of sociology at the University of California, Irvine, and an author of “The Asian American Achievement Paradox,” says misunderstandings between first-generation Asian-American parents and those who have been in this country longer are common. … “They don’t have the same chances to get their children internships or jobs at law firms,” Professor Lee said. “So what they believe is that their children must excel beyond their white peers in academic settings so they have the same chances to excel later.”
For the full story, please visit http://www.nytimes.com/2015/12/26/nyregion/reforms-to-ease-students-stress-divide-a-new-jersey-school-district.html?_r=0.