Topic: African American Students

More Than Good Intentions Needed to Care for Black Students

March 1, 2017
Elementary age black male student

UT researchers were part of a team that observed relationships between black male teachers and students in a recent study. Results  show that politicized caring enhanced their relationships with students.

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African-American Students May Improve Grades if Teachers Convey High Standards, Study Shows

Sept. 5, 2013

African-American students who need to improve their academic performance may do better in school and feel less stereotyped as underachievers if teachers convey high standards and their belief that students can meet them, according to new psychology research from The University of Texas at Austin.

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