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Items tagged: high school

South Philadelphia HS Students Walk Out Over Racial Assaults

By Christina Chen

Last Thursday, 26 Asian high school students, many of whom are recent immigrants from China and Vietnam, were targeted in a series of racial attacks in the hallways of South Philadelphia High School.

Read What You Want: Asian American Books for Reading Lists

Remember in middle school and high school, when you were forced to read a specific list of books?  Usually they were books by dead white men, and stories I just personally couldn't relate to.  So I was pretty excited when I read that some school districts and teachers are experimenting with giving choice to students on what they would read.  I was impressed that one of the students in