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Me. Civil Tights at University of Baltimore


The Importance of Building Trust in Schools for Black Male Students

THE BLOG Stuart Rhoden 09/16/14 04:04 PM ET It is Fall. That means back to school time. You can see it in the stores, on TV commercials, and in the anxious looks of teachers and students heading back through the school house gates. In social media, and increasingly in regular media, it seems every day … Continue reading

EXCLUSIVE: 90 city schools failed to pass a single black or Hispanic student on state tests, study shows

STEPHEN REX BROWN, BEN CHAPMAN 2 Sep 02:30 AM SPENCER GRANT/GETTY IMAGES Black and Hispanic kids saw better scores on this year’s tests comp­ared with 2013, but the racial achievement gap widened anyway, an analysis shows. Dozens of public schools across the city failed to pass even a single black or Hispanic student on this … Continue reading

Office of Black Male Student Achievement

Share MediaShow Caption EDUCATION Unique program aims to close achievement gap Lindsey Seavert, KARE 13 hours ago Facebook Twitter Google Plus more MINNEAPOLIS, Minn – The leaders inside Minneapolis Public Schools knew only a drastic move could change the course of the district’s achievement gap and the disparities of its lowest performing students. MPS is … Continue reading

The Invisible Achievement Gap: Students in Foster Care

THE BLOG The Invisible Achievement Gap: Students in Foster Care Marian Wright Edelman 09/05/14 05:50 PM ET Across the country it’s back to school time. I hope it is a year full of promise and not disappointment and added stress for all children — especially those most vulnerable. I also hope this school year begins … Continue reading

Teachers May Not Want To Reduce Number Of Out-Of-School Suspensions, Survey Suggests


Principals think students are poor


My brothers keeper


Some kids don’t start at the same place


Steve Perry

@DrStevePerry: Black & Latino boys don’t have to be the most suspended, expelled & punished. They don’t have to be the lowest performers. This is on us.

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