This study addresses racial segregation in schools by examining the self-selecting patterns of middle class Asian immigrant parents in a public non-charter school district who enrolled their children in specialized academic programs. This phenomenological study focused on the educational history and the decision-making process of school choice in a sample of 11 Chinese and Vietnamese immigrant parents; a majority of them were identified as Chinese mothers.
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- Educational leadership
- Education, Elementary
- Asian American
- Cultural Capital
- model minority
- parent choices
- racial segregation
- Asian American children--Education--Arizona.
- Asian American children
- School choice--Arizona.
- School Choice
- Asian American parents--Arizona--Attitudes.
- Asian American parents
- Segregation in education--Arizona.
- Segregation in education
- Partial requirement for: Ed. D., Arizona State University, 2012Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 174-178)Note typebibliography
- Field of study: Educaltional leadership and policy studies