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The Black Youth Project Adds a New Voice to the Education Reform Conversation

Want to close the achievement gap? Pay attention to what black youth think.

The political scientist Cathy Cohen leads the Black Youth Project. She tells GOOD about the project's new educational resources, and what black youth have to say about schools.

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New Report Puts the Black Male Achievement Crisis in the Spotlight

The latest study on urban black male academic achievement is out, and the data is pretty grim.


The latest study on urban black male academic achievement is out, and the news isn't good. In fact, it's downright depressing.

A 120-page report titled A Call for Change: The Social and Educational Factors Contributing to the Outcomes of Black Males in Urban Schools shines a light on six key areas affecting black males, including achievement on the National Assessment of Educational Progress, college and career readiness, and school experiences.

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