The Contemporary College Student
Season 1: The Heart of an Educator
Dialogue exploring the challenges facing prospective college students of color, and how they are being supported academically considering mental health and learning disabilities, low socio-economic status, and how colleges/universities can recruit and support these students. With Kierra Richmond.
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Reference List for The Heart of an Educator
“Low-Income Students are Vulnerable in a Shifting College Access Landscape” Diverse Issues in Higher Education by Marcus Bright http://diverseeducation.com/article/94614/
“For Tennessee high school students, free community college isn’t about the money. It’s about the branding.” Chalkbeat by Grace Tatter http://www.chalkbeat.org/posts/tn/2017/01/12/for-tennessee-high-school-students-free-community-college-isnt-about-the-money-its-about-the-branding/
“Schools in Poor Areas Have More Students with Mental Health Needs” The Atlantic by Leah Askarinam https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2016/01/schools-in-poor-areas-have-more-students-with-mental-health-needs/458808/