This idea of a model minority stereotype is one that is very apparent when speaking of the notion of Asian Americans. The stereotypical image has become apparent because of the associations with academics that are placed upon these individuals. For example the article,” Mo...
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...re and stereotypes. “Balancing pressure from society, as well as from their own parents who may not provide adequate support, can be daunting for many at-risk students, as illustrated through Andy’s story” (Wexler, J., & Pyle, N., 2012). In addition with the school 's failure to offer the same dropout prevention protocols, allowed Andy to drop out without even being noticed. With all the red flags of an “at risk” student, Andy was overlooked due to Asian American stereotypes. Andy imparts us with very important information that is essential to giving students equal resources. Andy states, “Getting fully involved in students’ lives is a necessary step if you really want a permanent improvement for at risk students”. Simply getting involved in Andy’s life or any Asian American child who may be struggling through education unnoticeably could greatly impact their lives.
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