If Your Instructor Looks As If You, You Could Do Higher In Faculty

There’s mounting evidence that when black students have black teachers, those students are more likely to graduate high school.
Here’s how it worked:Researchers surveyed more than 80,000 public school students, grades four through eight, across six different states.
Did that teacher look a bit like you?
These trends were most visible in black students, especially black girls.
The researchers paid special attention to the way students — black, white and Hispanic — in the same classes rated the same teachers.

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