Black students are more likely to enroll in honors courses if they're taught by a black teacher

SEATTLE — Black high school students are more likely to enroll in advanced coursework when their schools employ at least one black instructor to teach such classes, new research suggests.Students of other races are also more likely to take advanced classes when they have the option to take one from a black teacher.The study adds to a growing body of evidence that hints that greater representation by teachers of color can boost students’ academic success.Black students aren’t any more likely to pass advanced classes when they had a black instructor, the study found. But taking advanced classes ...


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