Improving South Asian American Students' Experiences

Research suggests many South Asian Americans feel disconnected from school, unsupported by teachers, and have less-than-ideal K-12 experiences. Many also have teachers who believe the “model minority myth.” This website exists to serve as a resource-hub to advocate for student needs and improve experiences.

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the data at a glance—

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FELT OTHERS WERE MORE CONNECTED TO SCHOOL THAN THEM
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FELT THEIR TEACHERS BELIEVED IN THE MODEL MINORITY STEREOTYPE
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FELT TEACHERS KNEW MORE ABOUT PEERS BACKGROUNDS THAN THEIRS

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This is where you come in —

1. Help educate

You can use the free information and tools offered here at Improving South Asian American Students' Experiences (ISAASE) to help educate teachers, administrators, and your community. Download and share our free resources freely.
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3. Join our team

Do you have expertise, skills, or contacts that you think could help  improve South Asian American students' experiences in schools? Get in touch with us.
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ISAASE is a project of New Northeast Consulting and Dr. Punita Rice. New Northeast Consulting, an education equity firm, partners with schools and districts to improve equity, inclusivity, and communication strategy, and offers free resources and tools through ISAASE.org.
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