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Alexander-Snow, Mia – Urban Education, 2011
This qualitative case study explores the cultural impact the Piney Woods School, a historically Black independent boarding school, had on the social and academic experiences of four of its graduates in attendance at two traditionally White universities. The article discusses the collegiate experiences of four students: Samantha, Ira, Tony, and…
Descriptors: African American Students, Boarding Schools, Academic Achievement, Educational Environment