An Overview of Black Achievement: Current Trends at all Levels of the Education Trajectory Academic Article uri icon


  • This brief review of literature seeks to provide an overview of the achievement of Black students at the primary, secondary, and post-secondary levels of education. Trends in achievement outcomes, psychological factors related to achievement, and contextual contributions to the achievement gap are discussed. Implications for future research are provided throughout.

published proceedings

  • Texas Education Review

author list (cited authors)

  • Smith, L., & Jackson, S.

complete list of authors

  • Smith, Leann||Jackson, Stacey

publication date

  • January 2014