High Hopes and Higher Education: Honoring Black Students’ Aspirations

Explores how evidence-based strategies can support black students’ higher education aspirations. In the documentary, researchers Dr. Jameela Conway-Turner (REL Midwest) and Dr. Deborah Faye Carter (Claremont Graduate University) discuss promising practices that educators can use to support black students on their journey to postsecondary education, including embracing culturally responsive education, communicating high expectations, and developing strong student-teacher relationships.

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