4 Troubling Truths About Black Boys and The US Educational System

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4 Troubling Truths About Black Boys and The US Educational System

“Most people like to think that American K-12 schools, workplaces and courthouses are pillars of fairness, but statistic after statistic all point to a crisis among the young, Black men of the nation.  This crisis begins in homes, stretches to K-12 educational experiences, and leads straight to the cycle of incarceration in increasingly high numbers. In America’s prison systems, black citizens are incarcerated at six times the rates of white ones – and the NAACP predicts that one in three of this generation of Black men will spend some time locked up.”

Read More Here: http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/education_futures/2015/08/4_troubling_truths_about_black_boys_and_the_us_educational_system.html

2017-12-04T06:42:16+00:00

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