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Seventeen schools from nine states will start the 2015-16 school year with new hope and support, as recipients of the "Closing the Gap" awards, sponsored by national non-profit College For Every Student.


While the more people with degrees is certainly a boon for the American economy, not every group is benefitting from this elevated educational shift. Specifically, black young men are attending college at lower rates than their peers, even coming in behind black young women when it comes to college enrollment and graduation.


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