Student Achievement

A high-school-aged girl in a black shirt with thick straight black hair tied up, in a classroom, looking up from her work.
Khanh Huynh came to the United States from Vietnam when she was 9 years old. She spoke almost no English, but immediately felt pressure to excel. “If you don’t fit into the Asian stereotype, people think you’re stupid.”
Sean Proctor
September 28, 2015
Obscured by the “model minority” myth, Asian American students like Khanh Huynh can struggle to get the help they need.
By
Ting Yu