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Research suggests race similarities may lead to better performance

A T.A. helps a student prepare for her History of Photography midterm exam.

By Imogen Lindsley

September 29, 2015

Undergraduates with teaching assistants of the same race or ethnicity are more likely to achieve higher grades, experts say. These findings were first published in September by graduate student Lester Lusher, his advisor Scott Carrell of the University of California at Davis, and Professor Doug Campbell ...