That, they worried, might hurt their kids’ chances of getting into top state schools like UC Berkeley and UCLA.
Supporters of that bill roundly dismissed those charges.
But she also said she fears the collected information can be used for other purposes.“All those laws are passed under some disguise of something,” she said.
“There isn’t much transparency in what this is about.”Follow NBC Asian America on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Tumblr.
Washington is the northwestern-most state of the contiguous United States.
It borders Idaho to the east, bounded mostly by the meridian running north from the confluence of the Snake River and Clearwater River (about 116°57' west), except for the southernmost section where the border follows the Snake River.
Proponents of the measure, such as the Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC), have called it a win for Southeast Asians, who often face higher poverty levels and lower rates of education attainment compared to other AAPIs.
Without further refining data by ethnic group, they say, these communities often get lost in the mix and end up not receiving the services they need to help them.
A pared down version required only the California state Department of Public Health to disaggregate its data. Jerry Brown, a Democrat who vetoed a similar bill in 2015 that included education, signed the revised one into law in September.
Manufacturing industries in Washington include aircraft and missiles, shipbuilding and other transportation equipment, lumber, food processing, metals and metal products, chemicals, and machinery.
Washington has over 1,000 dams, including the Grand Coulee Dam, built for a variety of purposes including irrigation, power, flood control, and water storage.
Rhode Island joins Washington and Minnesota as states that require the disaggregation of data on education, according to SEARAC. Signatories of the open letter say that without “high quality data,” educators cannot know what challenges their students face and thus better serve them.“Data disaggregation is a mainstay of U. Census data collections, and is critical for AAPI communities pushing for greater ballot language assistance, bilingual education, mental health assistance for students, and culturally competent care by county hospitals,” the letter adds.
RELATED: California Data Disaggregation Bill Sparks Debate in Asian-American Community Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, and Native Hawaiians make up roughly 3.8 percent of Rhode Island’s total population, according to the U. Yang, a chemical engineer, said she believes people who need help should receive it.