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‘An Education in Equality’

‘An Education in Equality’ | Teaching Black Male Students | Scoop.it
Filmed over 13 years, a coming-of-age story of an African-American boy who attends an elite Manhattan prep school.
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White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans

White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans | Teaching Black Male Students | Scoop.it
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A Classic High Achiever, Minus Money for a College Consultant

A Classic High Achiever, Minus Money for a College Consultant | Teaching Black Male Students | Scoop.it
For two friends from Jackson, Miss., both low-income students, freshman year at an Ivy meant never letting doubt win out.
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At Retooled Summer Schools, Creativity, Not Just Catch-Up

At Retooled Summer Schools, Creativity, Not Just Catch-Up | Teaching Black Male Students | Scoop.it
Districts across the country are re-envisioning summer school as something more than a compulsory exercise where students fight to stay awake.
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'Brilliant Bus' shrinking digital divide

'Brilliant Bus' shrinking digital divide | Teaching Black Male Students | Scoop.it
Estella Pyfrom bought a bus, filled it with computers and brought technology to low-income kids in Florida.
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Our Black Boys...

Our Black Boys... | Teaching Black Male Students | Scoop.it
Our black males in high school are lacking proper support from parents, school, their communities and within. I've been working on those solutions. Dedicated my life to it.
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New York City’s School-to-Prison Pipeline

New York City’s School-to-Prison Pipeline | Teaching Black Male Students | Scoop.it
A task force urges New York City’s schools to adopt new approaches to discipline that would not criminalize minor misbehaviors.
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Diversity Lacking in Inner-City Schools

Diversity Lacking in Inner-City Schools | Teaching Black Male Students | Scoop.it
  CBCF Forum Focuses on the Need for More Black Male Instructors   Sixty years after the Supreme Court's decision in Brown vs....
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In D.C., Art Program Turns Boys' Lives Into 'Masterpieces' : NPR

In Washington's Ward 7, where only 33 percent of students graduate from high school, a program called Life Pieces to Masterpieces is sending nearly 100 percent of its graduates to college or post-secondary education.
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The Durham News | Complaint alleges suspension policy unfairly targets African American, disabled students

The Durham News | Complaint alleges suspension policy unfairly targets African American, disabled students | Teaching Black Male Students | Scoop.it
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Mpls. tackles high rate of African-American student suspensions

Mpls. tackles high rate of African-American student suspensions | Teaching Black Male Students | Scoop.it
The Minneapolis Public School District is making a concerted effort to tackle what it considers a pervasive problem.
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Case Study of a Public School Turnaround

Case Study of a Public School Turnaround | Teaching Black Male Students | Scoop.it
Once the eighth lowest-performing middle school in the state, Cochrane Collegiate reversed course and is swiftly raising student achievement by investing in research-based teaching strategies, enhancing teacher excellence, and fostering strong...
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More Than One-Third Of Black Male Students Are Suspended From Secondary Schools

More Than One-Third Of Black Male Students Are Suspended From Secondary Schools | Teaching Black Male Students | Scoop.it
One out of every ten secondary school students was suspended during the 2009 to 2010 school year, and they were disproportionately black, disabled, or English as a Second Language students, according to a new academic study.
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A Chance at Learning

A Chance at Learning | Teaching Black Male Students | Scoop.it
Gifted students from low-income families get help from organizations seeking to defy poverty in favor of education.
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A First-Generation Student Striving to Inspire Black Youth

A First-Generation Student Striving to Inspire Black Youth | Teaching Black Male Students | Scoop.it
A new student worries that he’s done the one thing he feared most: let his family down.
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No Shootings or Killings for 363 Days, but the Fight Is Far From Over

No Shootings or Killings for 363 Days, but the Fight Is Far From Over | Teaching Black Male Students | Scoop.it
A neighborhood in East New York, Brooklyn, is on the cusp of celebrating one year without a murder, thanks in part to the organization Man Up!
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Education: Teach Me To Read Because I Don't Want To Go To Jail - Mybrotha.COM Online Magazine For Black Men

Education: Teach Me To Read Because I Don't Want To Go To Jail - Mybrotha.COM Online Magazine For Black Men | Teaching Black Male Students | Scoop.it
Atlanta Public School Cheating Scandal
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Touré Sounds Off On 'Proper Negro Fatigue'

Touré Sounds Off On 'Proper Negro Fatigue' | Teaching Black Male Students | Scoop.it
MSNBC host Touré sounded off on a hot topic in the black community Monday: the exhaustion African Americans feel with repeatedly having to dispel stereotypes, otherwise known as "proper negro fatigue."...
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Dr. Macheo Payne: Challenging teachers to commit to Black male students’ learning

Dr. Macheo Payne: Challenging teachers to commit to Black male students’ learning | Teaching Black Male Students | Scoop.it
Dr. Macheo Payne is making his mark in the field of education by focusing on new practices around keeping Black male youth in the classroom. His dissertation, “The Three Commitments: Critical Race ...
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Obama Delivers Commencement Speech At Morehouse College

Obama Delivers Commencement Speech At Morehouse College | Teaching Black Male Students | Scoop.it
BY DARLENE SUPERVILLE, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS President Barack Obama, in a soaring commencement address on work, sacrifice and opportunity, told graduates of Morehouse College Sunday to seize the power of their example as black men graduating from...
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Hillsborough targets high rate of black student suspensions

Hillsborough targets high rate of black student suspensions | Teaching Black Male Students | Scoop.it
The numbers, some Hillsborough County school officials say, are alarming and disappointing.
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Creative Classes: An Artful Approach To Improving Performance : NPR

Creative Classes: An Artful Approach To Improving Performance : NPR | Teaching Black Male Students | Scoop.it
The Turnaround Arts Initiative is using an ambitious arts curriculum to try and turn eight low-performing schools around.
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Black Male Teacher Shortage: Debunking the Myth

Black Male Teacher Shortage: Debunking the Myth | Teaching Black Male Students | Scoop.it
Show Me the Numbers: There are more African-American male educators than recent reports suggest.
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Why African Americans May be Left Out of the 21st Century Job Market

Why African Americans May be Left Out of the 21st Century Job Market | Teaching Black Male Students | Scoop.it
Usually when we hear people say someone has a "good job," traditional jobs like lawyer or accountant come to mind. Indeed, these have been attractive and lucrative careers in the past…
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