(From Education Drive) Historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) can offer lessons to K-12 ed leaders about fostering academic success in black students, according to a recent United Negro College Fund report. Best practices include developing strong support systems by pairing students with diverse faculty, who sometimes practice "intrusive advising" to prevent students from falling through the cracks. Efforts should be made to recruit more teachers of color to reflect the student body as well as strong advisers.
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