America By The Numbers: Pass or Fail in Cambodia Town

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America By The Numbers: Pass or Fail in Cambodia Town

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. "America By The Numbers with "Maria Hinojosa" 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. 

"America By The Numbers with Maria Hinojosa" is an innovative documentary series, revealing how dramatic changes in the country’s demographics are playing out in mainstream USA.

 
 

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A provocative film from the American Indian perspective that reframes today’s controversial energy debate while the fate of the environment hangs in the balance.

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Complement classroom discussion about America's energy future with this film, and help students comprehend the debate about the best use of natural resources.