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May 03, 2011

Winston-Salem State University: 71% Female

The experience at black colleges.

April 25, 2011

New Chicago Schools Supe Worried about Boys

Jean Claude Brizard cites suspension rates of black and Latino boys.

April 19, 2011

College Counseling Aimed at Black Males

Focus not on admissions but completions. That's the advice offered in this interesting session written about by the Chronicle.

April 13, 2011

The Good News Stories about Black Boys

Interesting column out of Oakland. Would be nice to learn more about that school.

April 12, 2011

DOE Solution: More Black Male Teachers

That's a good cause to be taken up by Education Secretary Arne Duncan, especially considering that only two percent of the nation's teacher are black males. As a broader solution, however, that cause has limitations. I've seen where boosting black male education leadership can help with graduation...

April 12, 2011

Cincinnati Task Force on Black Males

From the article: The Council of the Great City Schools released a national study in November on the achievement gap between black male students and their peers. The national study showed black males performed lower on almost every indicator. It said black males were nearly twice as likely to drop ...

April 11, 2011

'Never Mind' on KIPP losing Black Boys

Research from Mathematica -- an organization known to turn out reliable numbers -- contradicts a Western Michigan University study released last month which found the charter schools were losing black males at a high rate. From the Education Week story: "Our data is showing that KIPP loses black m...

April 10, 2011

The Realities of Urban Education

This Sunday Times Magazine piece about South Bronx middle school principal Ramon Gonzalez is a must-read. What stands out to me are the KIPP-like teaching techniques.

April 08, 2011

Great Debate on Black Boys

RiShawn Biddle from Dropout Nation takes on Pedro Noguera's op-ed in the Daily News. I lean toward Biddle on this one.

April 07, 2011

What Obama Fails to Mention

Yes, the racial learning divides are the new civil rights issue ... but unless you acknowledge the gender gaps within racial/ethnic groups, you are never going to solve this issue. Presidential politics vs. educational reality: you choose, Mr. President.

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