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Amplifying Black Voices: Reimagining Education Through Student Insights

June 29, 2023

To better understand the needs of Black students, the Walton Family Foundation and HIT Strategies conducted a survey asking Black students to reflect on their schools’ performance in three key issue areas: career readiness, mental health, and belonging.

The survey found that schools are falling short in preparing Black students for the world beyond graduation, supporting their mental health and creating a feeling of belonging.

The survey insights reveal that Black students aren’t feeling adequately supported in their desire to live successful and economically secure lives. It highlights the need for a more inspiring and supportive education system for all students – especially those who have been historically underserved.

Read the Survey Memo