Pass or Fail in Cambodia Town - America By the Numbers

Pass or Fail in Cambodia Town - America By the Numbers

The story of why Southeast Asian Americans have some of the lowest high school completion in the U.S.

America By the Numbers â€śPass or Fail in Cambodia Town”, looks at the dropout rate for Southeast Asian Americans. Asian Americans are the best-educated and highest-income ethnic group in the United States. They are often referred to as the “model minority,” suggesting that all Asians are successful in school and in life. But Southeast Asian Americans have some of the lowest high school completion rates in the nation. We visit Long Beach, California—the city with America’s largest Cambodian community—to find out why this educational crisis is happening and what people are doing about it.

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