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This session will examine the impact of popular media on the academic and social development of students of color. Parents will be introduced to research and literature about 1) the impact of negative stereotypes and anti intellectual messages commonly spread in mainstream media and 2) how these messages can minimize student performance. Parents will be provided with strategies for discussing these media images with their children and learn how to expose them to positive media that can reinforce healthy behavior and academic success.

How do the Media Impact Student Achievement?

  • Each online workshop lasts approximately 90 minutes. Online workshops require school partners to have access to a high speed internet connection with an audio system sufficient for participants to live stream the program. To arrange for scheduling, payment and to confirm tech specifications, please contact 917.326.0615 or email

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