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Title: Reducing Stereotype Threat in Classrooms: A Review of Social-Psychological Intervention Studies on Improving the Achievement of Black Students
Description: Stereotype threat arises from a fear among members of a group of reinforcing negative stereotypes concerning the intellectual ability of the group. The report identifies three randomized controlled trial studies that use classroom-based strategies to reduce stereotype threat and improve the academic performance of Black students, narrowing their achievement gap with White students.
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Cover Date: July 2009
Web Release: July 27, 2009
Publication #: REL 2009076
Center/Program: REL
Associated Centers: NCEE
Type of Product: Issues and Answers Report
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