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Black Males: Disenfranchised at School

Young adult African-American males interviewed by the St. Petersburg Times reveal some common themes about their school days: They recall feeling disenfranchised, trapped in stereotyped roles, and lacking in meaningful connections with their teachers and other adults.

"I feel like I intimidate most of them," one current high school senior says of his teachers. "They expect us to fill a seat, that's all."

(HT: Education Equality Project, via Twitter.)

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