Struggles of African-American Students
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 250 , Segment 2
Episode: Health Care, Struggles of African-American Students, Passover
- Mar 10, 2016 10:43 pm
- 15:53 mins
Guest: Ebony McGee, PhD, Assistant Professor of Diversity and STEM Education at Vanderbilt’s Peabody College of Education and Human Development Much educational research has looked at what it takes for minority students to succeed. Closing the achievement gap and attracting a diversity of students to various fields are common goals. Far less attention is paid to the students who are succeeding – they’re not the squeaky wheels, so to speak. But, my next guest says, there is a mental health crisis among high-achieving African American students at predominantly white colleges.