The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is partnering with regional philanthropies to fund efforts that support African American, Latino, and Native American boys and young men living in the South and Southwest.
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September 10, 2014
September 09, 2014
At an event in Birmingham, Ala., the U.S. Secretary of Education asked what he and President Barack Obama can do to help African-American students achieve their goals.
July 21, 2014
Sixty big-city school systems pledge to focus on strategies proven to improve outcomes for African-American and Latino boys.
July 21, 2014
Districts that make up the Council of the Great City Schools are pledging to invest in strategies meant to improve outcomes for boys of color.
March 13, 2014
A new series of reports argues that disparate rates of school discipline for African-American students and those with disabilities drive up the dropout risks and help push them into the juvenile justice system.
October 01, 2013
Hundreds of black and Latino males in New York City high schools describe the factors behind their success in school in a new report.
July 25, 2013
Trayvon Martin's father and others testified to members of Congress during a hearing emphasizing the need for better programs to bolster African-American boys' success in education and beyond.
July 23, 2013
President Barack Obama has pushed the nation to consider how to support African-American boys; many urban school districts have been trying to address just that issue in recent years.
October 11, 2012
The Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color, or COSEBOC, is a network of schools and educators focused on strategies and practices that promote high achievement and success for African-American and Latino boys.