NEW REPORT: Alarming Insight into Educational Experiences of Young Men of Color

A report from the College Board Reports offers insights into the educational challenges faced by young men of color and outlines a series of concrete recommendations for addressing these issues:

Nearly half of young men of color age 15 to 24 who graduate from high school will end up unemployed, incarcerated or dead.

This jarring statistic is just one of many highlighted in two new reports that will be released today by the College Board Advocacy & Policy Center at an event held in collaboration with the Harvard University’s W. E. B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research in Cambridge, Mass. The reports, The Educational Experience of Young Men of Color: A Review of Research, Pathways and Progress and Capturing the Student Voice, are especially relevant given the need for these young men to attain postsecondary degrees if the nation’s economy is to thrive and compete globally.
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