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October 14, 2011

Males and Masculinities in Minority Communities

Note: This is a guest post by John Michael Lee Jr., PhD., policy director for the Advocacy and Policy Center in the Advocacy, Government Relations and Development unit at the College Board. When I look at the challenges that are facing young men of color in this country, it would be impossible to ...

June 23, 2010

School Transformation ... and Boys

Overall student gains in New York's large-scale experiment to transform failing urban schools hold up for minority boys as well, according to this MDRC report. New York holds a leading edge in the experiment to build "portfolio" public schools of choice. Washington DC, under Michelle Rhee's leaders...

April 06, 2010

Boys From Harlem Go College Shopping

The Chronicle of Higher Education (password access) publishes a good feature on boys from a Harlem mentoring program visiting colleges in the Washington area. Saving minority boys from tough neighborhoods should be an effort measured on the scale of a entire school district. Unfortunately, that's ...

January 26, 2010

New Report from College Board on Minority Males

This report from the College Board was issued as part of a Capitol Hill panel of experts on the plight of minority males. It's all helpful, but I still get uncomfortable separating minority boys from boys overall. True, the most severe problems are found among those boys, but there's a thread conne...

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