May 05, 2014" Asian and Asian American youth are harder working because of cultural beliefs that emphasize the strong connection between effort and achievement, " the authors wrote.
Using 1988 National Education Longitudinal Study data, researchers examined why Asian American students generally have higher academic achievement than other minorities. Asian Americans were more likely to live in intact homes, spend more time doing homework, and attend more lessons and activities outside of regular school. Asian American parents had higher educational expectations for
The academic performance of children from these different groups on the California Standards Tests (CST) suggests that inequalities in educational access among AsianAmericans tend to be mirrored in educational achievement.