Asian American academic success is impressive. Every year, the vast majority of national spelling bee finalists are South Asian American. Asian American students on the Harvard campus have, on average, higher SAT scores than their white peers. Nearly three-fourths of students at New York City’s elite Stuyvesant High School are Asian American. When we see […]
Natasha Warikoo is professor of sociology at Tufts University and a former Guggenheim fellow. “Race at the Top: Asian Americans and Whites in Pursuit of the American Dream in Suburban Schools” is her latest book.