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Tracie Lowe

Post-doctoral fellow, Institute for Urban Policy Research and Analysis, UT-Austin

Dr. Tracie Lowe is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Texas at Austin’s Institute for Urban Policy Research and Analysis. She is also a Public Voices Fellow of the OpEd Project.

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College is an impossible dream for many black foster children

Action should also be taken to close the gaps in graduation rates between black students in special needs education — especially foster youth — and their peers. Exploring and finding solutions to mitigate the underlying reasons why black students are not advocated for or served places them one step closer to equitable outcomes in terms of high school graduation and college access.