Colonial mentality and hormones: why FilAm students perform poorly in school

SAN FRANCISCO — The more Americanized Filipino students become in the U.S., the worse they tend to perform in school.  Such was the finding of a study of 10 urban communities across America conducted by the National Federation of Filipino American Associations of Washington, DC.

Speaking at the quarterly ‘Kapihan’ (‘Coffee time’) meeting of the Philippine American Press Club (PAPC) Saturday, Nov. 15 at the West Bay Pilipino Multi-Service Center in San Francisco, Dr. Anthony Ogilvie, Executive Dean of Seattle Central Community College, spoke on the key notes of the study funded by Wells Fargo providing insight on the academic performance of Filipino students in …

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