Richards Tracks Displaced Students from Houston School Closures and Examines Impact

RichardsM.ashxAssistant Professor Meredith Richards is working with Rice University’s Houston Education Research Consortium on a study that shows poor Black students were greatly impacted when displaced from Houston ISD schools that closed.  Although Black students comprise 27 percent of the school district’s students, 43 percent were affected by school closures.

Richards is faculty member in Education Policy and Leadership. In this study she is co-author with lead, Kori Stroub, a researcher from the Rice consortium. Read more  here.  To listen to Richards on Houston Public Media, click here.