To The Contrary

TTC Extra: Black Teachers Help Keep Black Kids In School

Clip | 4m 17s

A study of more than 100,000 students in North Carolina and Tennessee found that black boys and girls were more likely to attend college if they had at least one black teacher. Black elementary school teachers reduced drop out rates among low-income black boys' by nearly 40%. Panel: Ann Stone, Latifa Lyles, Jennifer Higgins, Patricia Sosa

Aired: 04/14/17

Rating: NR

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