The student perspective is a largely ignored element of educational research. This
study used the college student viewpoint to assess the influence Black high school
educators have on their pupils. Given today's reality of racism in this society, the existing
literature addressing this topic is inadequate. Using an open-ended questionnaire,...
Racial integration of the Louisiana public school system had a devastating
effect on its number of Black teachers. The state has yet to recover from this
reduction, as fewer Black college students pursue education degrees. This study
reports on whether or not the lack of Black educators has influenced high...