Hawthorn Leadership School for Girls

To Get To College, It Helps Black Students To Have A Black Teacher Early On

published in npr
written by Mayowa Aina

Public education has a persistent and well-documented issue: the achievement gap between white students and students of color.

Researchers have studied disparities in areas such as test scores and discipline rates to identify ways to close the gap. But what if matching the race of a student and their teacher could contribute to a solution?

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