Self, J. (2017, September 19). Are black teachers key to helping poor, black students succeed?

High-school students who mostly earn D and F grades may be more likely to engage in risky behavior, according to the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Data show such students could have a nine-fold increased risk of injecting illegal drugs and a five-fold higher chance of skipping school at least once in the past month.

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